Reformation Thought: An Introduction (4th Edition)
Reformation Thought , 4th edition offers an ideal introduction to the central ideas of the European reformations for students of theology and history. Written by the bestselling author and renowned theologian, Alister McGrath, this engaging guide is accessible to students...
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Reformation Thought, 4th edition offers an ideal introduction to the central ideas of the European reformations for students of theology and history. Written by the bestselling author and renowned theologian, Alister McGrath, this engaging guide is accessible to students with no prior knowledge of Christian theology.
This new edition of a classic text has been updated throughout with the very latest scholarship
Includes greater coverage of the Catholic reformation, the counter-reformation, and the impact of women on the reformation
Explores the core ideas and issues of the reformation in terms that can be easily understood by those new to the field
Student-friendly features include images, updated bibliographies, a glossary, and a chronology of political and historical ideas
This latest edition retains all the features which made the previous editions so popular with readers, while McGrath's revisions have ensured it remains the essential student guide to the subject.
Scientist, and former atheist, turned internationally-regarded theologian and prolific author, Revd Professor Alister McGrath, (D.Phil (Oxon), earned D.D. (Oxon) has been appointed to the newly created Chair in Theology, Ministry and Education at King's College, London. Formerly he was Professor of Historical Theology, and Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford.
He is a world-renowned theologian, and is the author of numerous bestselling titles including The Christian Theology Reader; Theology; Christianity: An Introduction; A Brief History of Heaven, and Dawkins' God .
McGrath is an Evangelical on the cutting edge of the interface between Theology and Science, and Theology within post-modern culture as indicated by his most recent publications A Fine-Tuned Universe? Anthropic Phenomena and Natural Theology(2009),The Dawkins Delusion? Atheist Fundamentalism and the Denial of the Divine and The Open Secret: A New Vision for Natural Theology.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
- Detailed Contents Vii List Of Figures Xiii Preface To The Fourth Edition Xv How To Use This Book Xix Map Xxi 1 The Reformation: An Introduction 1 2 Christianity In The Late Middle Ages 23 3 Humanism And The Reformation 35 4 Scholasticism And The Reformation 59 5 The Reformers: A Biographical Introduction 75 6 The Return To The Bible 91 7 The Doctrine Of Justifi Cation By Faith 115 8 The Doctrine Of The Church 141 9 The Doctrine Of The Sacraments 163 10 The Doctrine Of Predestination 191 11 The Political Thought Of The Reformation 207 12 The Religious Ideas Of The English Reformation 223 13 The Diffusion Of The Thought Of The Reformation 241 14 The Impact Of Reformation Thought Upon History 253 Appendix 1 A Glossary Of Theological And Historical Terms 269 Appendix 2 English Translations Of Major Primary Sources 277 Appendix 3 Standard Abbreviations Of Major Journals And Sources 281 Appendix 4 How To Refer To Major Primary Sources 285 Appendix 5 Referring To The Psalms In The Sixteenth Century 289 Appendix 6 Updating Reformation Bibliographies 291 Appendix 7 Chronology Of Political And Intellectual History 295 Index 301