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

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

by David C. Steinmetz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195130480

ISBN-13: 9780195130485

Pub. Date: 02/22/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195130485
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/22/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. ICatholic Reform
1Johannes Geiler von Kaysersberg (1445-1510): Pastoral Care and Human Responsibility9
2Johannes von Staupitz (1460/9-1524): Theology of the Praise of God15
3Gasparo Contarini (1483-1542): The Search for a Consensus23
4Faber Stapulensis (1455-1536): The Letter and the Spirit32
5Reginald Pole (1500-1558): The Loss Eden38
Pt. IIThe Lutheran Tradition
6Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560): Return to Method49
7Johannes Bugenhagen (1485-1558): Structures of the Church58
8Andreas Osiander (1498-1552): The Renewal of Human Life64
9Nikolaus von Amsdorf (1483-1565): Set for the Defense of the Gospel70
10Johannes Brenz (1499-1570): The Authority of the State76
Pt. IIIThe Reformed Tradition
11Martin Bucer (1491-1551): The Church and the Social Order85
12Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575): Covenant and the Continuity of Salvation History93
13John Hooper (1495-1555): The Birth of the Puritan Spirit100
14Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562): The Eucharistic Sacrifice106
15Theodore Beza (1519-1605): Eternal Predestination and Divine Sovereignty114
Pt. IVRadical Reformers
16Andreas Bodenstein von Carlstadt (1480-1541): Reformation without "Tarrying for Anie"123
17Casper Schwenckfeld (1489-1561): The Renunciation of Structure131
18Balthasar Hubmaier (1485?-1528): Free Will and Covenant138
19Hans Denck (1500?-1527): The Universal Word146
20Pilgram Marpeck (1495?-1556): The Church and the Old Testament153
Notes161
Bibliography175
Index191

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