Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler Von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza / Edition 2

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This book offers portraits of twenty of the secondary theologians of the Reformation period. In addition to describing a particular theologian, each portrait explores one problem in 16th-century Christian thought. Catholic, Lutheran, Reformed, and Radical thinkers are all represented in this volume, which serves as both an introduction to the field and a handy reference for scholars.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195130485
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 2/22/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Catholic Reform
1 Johannes Geiler von Kaysersberg (1445-1510): Pastoral Care and Human Responsibility 9
2 Johannes von Staupitz (1460/9-1524): Theology of the Praise of God 15
3 Gasparo Contarini (1483-1542): The Search for a Consensus 23
4 Faber Stapulensis (1455-1536): The Letter and the Spirit 32
5 Reginald Pole (1500-1558): The Loss Eden 38
Pt. II The Lutheran Tradition
6 Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560): Return to Method 49
7 Johannes Bugenhagen (1485-1558): Structures of the Church 58
8 Andreas Osiander (1498-1552): The Renewal of Human Life 64
9 Nikolaus von Amsdorf (1483-1565): Set for the Defense of the Gospel 70
10 Johannes Brenz (1499-1570): The Authority of the State 76
Pt. III The Reformed Tradition
11 Martin Bucer (1491-1551): The Church and the Social Order 85
12 Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575): Covenant and the Continuity of Salvation History 93
13 John Hooper (1495-1555): The Birth of the Puritan Spirit 100
14 Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562): The Eucharistic Sacrifice 106
15 Theodore Beza (1519-1605): Eternal Predestination and Divine Sovereignty 114
Pt. IV Radical Reformers
16 Andreas Bodenstein von Carlstadt (1480-1541): Reformation without "Tarrying for Anie" 123
17 Casper Schwenckfeld (1489-1561): The Renunciation of Structure 131
18 Balthasar Hubmaier (1485?-1528): Free Will and Covenant 138
19 Hans Denck (1500?-1527): The Universal Word 146
20 Pilgram Marpeck (1495?-1556): The Church and the Old Testament 153
Notes 161
Bibliography 175
Index 191
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