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The Reformation

A Handbook

The Reformation
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Weight 0.76 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 x 5.4 x 0.7 in
Format

Book

binding

Paperback

isbn

9780851519326

Original Pub Date

1882

page-count

288

Banner Pub Date

Jul 1, 2006

topic

16th century, General History

ENDORSEMENT

‘. . a condensed, scholarly account of the religious upheaval of the sixteenth century. Where d’Aubigne would be too bulky, this volume will be acceptable, and the condensation is not a mutilation. The chapter on the principles of the Reformation, and the chronological summary at the end, are very valuable features of the book. It has our heartiest commendation.’
— C.H. SPURGEON

Book Description

First published in 1882, T. M. Lindsay’s Hand Book on the Reformation is still one of the best summaries of the sixteenth century Reformation available. Understanding the Reformation to be a revival of religion, the author maintains that it cannot be successfully described unless this, its essential character, is kept distinctly in view. Here is a thrilling record of the triumph of the Gospel in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, Scotland, and England in short compass. The final section of the book explains the principles that governed the movement for reform. Also contains a valuable chronological summary.

Table of Contents Expand ↓

Preface xi
PART ONE:
THE GERMAN REFORMATION, LEADING TO THE LUTHERAN CHURCHES
 1. The Reformation in Germany 3
 2. The Lutheran Reformation outside Germany 52
PART TWO:
THE SWISS REFORMATION, LEADING TO THE REFORMED CHURCHES
1. The Swiss Reformation under Zwingli 59
 2. The Reformation in Geneva under Calvin 69
3. The Reformation in France 89
 4. The Reformation in the Netherlands 117
 5. The Reformation in Scotland 143
PART THREE:
THE ANGLICAN REFORMATION
 1. The Church of England during the Reign of Henry VIII 165
 2. The Reformation under Edward VI and the Reaction under Mary 185
 3. The Reformation under Elizabeth 200
PART FOUR:
THE PRINCIPLES OF THE REFORMATION
 1. The Reformation a Revival of Religion 215
 2. How the Reformation Came into Contact with Politics 226
3. The Catholicity of the Reformers 232
 4. The Doctrinal Principles of the Reformation 237
Chronological Summary
Index

 

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