Reformation Thought: An Introduction / Edition 4

Reformation Thought: An Introduction / Edition 4

by Alister E. McGrath
     
 

Reformation Thought, 4th edition, offers an ideal introduction to the central ideas of the European reformations for students of theology and history. Written by the bestselling author and renowned theologian Alister E. McGrath, this engaging guide is accessible to students with no prior knowledge of Christian theology.

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Reformation Thought, 4th edition, offers an ideal introduction to the central ideas of the European reformations for students of theology and history. Written by the bestselling author and renowned theologian Alister E. McGrath, this engaging guide is accessible to students with no prior knowledge of Christian theology.

  • This new edition of a classic text has been updated throughout with the very latest scholarship
  • Includes greater coverage of the Catholic Reformation, the Counter-Reformation, and the impact of women on the Reformation
  • Explores the core ideas and issues of the Reformation in terms that can be easily understood by those new to the field
  • Student-friendly features include images, updated bibliographies, a glossary, and a chronology of political and historical ideas

This latest edition retains all the features which made the previous editions so popular with readers, while McGrath's revisions have ensured it remains the essential student guide to the subject.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470672815
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/20/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
326
Sales rank:
947,467
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
How to Use this Book
1Introduction1
2Late Medieval Religion26
3Humanism and the Reformation39
4Scholasticism and the Reformation66
5The Reformers: A Biographical Introduction86
6The Doctrine of Justification by Faith101
7The Doctrine of Predestination132
8The Return to Scripture145
9The Doctrine of the Sacraments169
10The Doctrine of the Church197
11The Political Thought of the Reformation219
12The Diffusion of the Thought of the Reformation235
13The Thought of the English Reformation249
14The Impact of Reformation Thought upon History261
App. 1A Glossary of Theological and Historical Terms279
App. 2English Translations of Major Primary Sources287
App. 3Standard Abbreviations of Major Journals and Sources290
App. 4How to Refer to Major Primary Sources293
App. 5Referring to the Psalms in the Sixteenth Century297
App. 6Updating Reformation Bibliographies299
App. 7Chronology of Political and Intellectual History303
Notes308
Select Bibliography317
Index325

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