Reformation Thought: An Introduction / Edition 3

Reformation Thought: An Introduction / Edition 3

by Alister E. McGrath, McGrath
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631215204

ISBN-13: 9780631215202

Pub. Date: 01/16/1991

Publisher: Wiley

Reformation Thought is an acclaimed and popular introductory guide for theology and history students seeking to understand the central ideas of the European reformations. Based on McGrath's considerable experience of teaching Reformation studies, this text requires no prior knowledge of Christian theology.

The revised third

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Overview

Reformation Thought is an acclaimed and popular introductory guide for theology and history students seeking to understand the central ideas of the European reformations. Based on McGrath's considerable experience of teaching Reformation studies, this text requires no prior knowledge of Christian theology.

The revised third edition:


  • Includes a new chapter on the thought of the English Reformation.
  • Responds to new insights in Renaissance and Reformation scholarship.
  • Includes increased biographical coverage of major Reformation thinkers.
  • Contains a new section on Reformation sources and updated bibliographies.
  • Retains all the features which made earlier editions so attractive to students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631215202
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/1991
Edition description:
3RD, REVISED
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.85(d)

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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