Today is the 495th anniversary of the start of the Reformation. On this day in 1517, a relatively unknown monk named Martin Luther nailed (as was normal custom at the time) 95 theses he wished to debate to the cathedral door in Wittenberg, Germany. Quickly spread by followers using Gutenberg’s newly invented printing press, the [...]
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$7.99! In The Division of Christendom, revered historian Hans J. Hillerbrand details the events and ideas of the sixteenth century and contends that the Protestant Reformation must be seen as an interplay of religious, political, and economic forces in which religion played a major role. Hillerbrand tells the fascinating story of the ways in which [...]
$9.99! Perhaps the most enigmatic figure among the Reformers, Martin Bucer’s life, theology, and reforms are vital for gaining a global perspective on the European reformations. Many of the Reformers lives and teachings are all too easily detached from their socio-political context. Not so with Bucer. Bucer’s life is intricately tied to his context, and Greschat does [...]