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Intellectual Origins of the European Reformation (2nd Edition)

Alister E Mcgrath

Intellectual Origins of the European Reformation (2nd Edition)

Alister E Mcgrath

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Preface. Abbreviations. Introduction. Part I: The Intellectual Context:1. The Shape of Late Medieval Religious Thought:The Rise of Lay Religion. The Crisis of Authority within the Church. The Development of Doctrinal Diversity. Forerunners of the Reformation? 2. Humanism and the Reformation:Humanism: The Problem of Definition. Characteristic Features of Northern European Humanism. Humanism and the Origins of the Reformed Church. Humanism and the Origins of the Lutheran Church. 3. Late Medieval Theology and the Reformation:Nominalism: The Problem of Definition. Via Moderna. Schola Augustiniana Moderna. Late Medieval Theology and the Origins of the Reformed Church. Late Medieval Theology and the Origins of the Lutheran Church. Part II: Sources and Methods:4. Scripture: Translation, Text and Tradition:The Medieval Consensus on the Theological Priority of Scripture. The Vulgate Translation of the Bible. The Humanist Return Ad Fontes. The Critique of the Vulgate. The Concept of Tradition. The Principle Sola Scriptura. 5. The Interpretation of Scripture:Scholasticism: The Four-fold Sense of Scripture. Humanism: The Letter and the Spirit. Hermeneutics and the Origins of the Reformed Church. Hermeneutics and the Origins of the Lutheran Church. 6. The Patristic Testimony:The Scholastic Reception of Augustine. The Humanist Reception of Augustine. The Patristic Testimony and the Origins of the Reformed Church. The Patristic Testimony and the Origins of the Lutheran Church. Conclusion: The Intellectual Heterogeneity of the Early Reformation. Select Bibliography. Index.

- Publisher The sixteenth-century Reformation remains a fascinating and exciting area of study. The revised edition of this distinguished volume explores the intellectual origins of the Reformation and examines the importance of ideas in the shaping of history. ^Provides an updated and expanded version of the original, highly-acclaimed edition. ^Explores the complex intellectual roots of the Reformation, offering a sustained engagement with the ideas of humanism and scholasticism. ^Demonstrates how the intellectual origins of the Reformation were heterogeneous, and examines the implications of this for our understanding of the Reformation as a whole. ^Offers a defence of the entire enterprise of intellectual history, and a reaffirmation of the importance of ideas to the development of history. ^Written by Alister E. McGrath, one of today's best-known Christian writers.

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Preface. Abbreviations. Introduction. Part I: The Intellectual Context:1. The Shape of Late Medieval Religious Thought:The Rise of Lay Religion. The Crisis of Authority within the Church. The Development of Doctrinal Diversity. Forerunners of the Reformation? 2. Humanism and the Reformation:Humanism: The Problem of Definition. Characteristic Features of Northern European Humanism. Humanism and the Origins of the Reformed Church. Humanism and the Origins of the Lutheran Church. 3. Late Medieval Theology and the Reformation:Nominalism: The Problem of Definition. Via Moderna. Schola Augustiniana Moderna. Late Medieval Theology and the Origins of the Reformed Church. Late Medieval Theology and the Origins of the Lutheran Church. Part II: Sources and Methods:4. Scripture: Translation, Text and Tradition:The Medieval Consensus on the Theological Priority of Scripture. The Vulgate Translation of the Bible. The Humanist Return Ad Fontes. The Critique of the Vulgate. The Concept of Tradition. The Principle Sola Scriptura. 5. The Interpretation of Scripture:Scholasticism: The Four-fold Sense of Scripture. Humanism: The Letter and the Spirit. Hermeneutics and the Origins of the Reformed Church. Hermeneutics and the Origins of the Lutheran Church. 6. The Patristic Testimony:The Scholastic Reception of Augustine. The Humanist Reception of Augustine. The Patristic Testimony and the Origins of the Reformed Church. The Patristic Testimony and the Origins of the Lutheran Church. Conclusion: The Intellectual Heterogeneity of the Early Reformation. Select Bibliography. Index.
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The sixteenth-century Reformation remains a fascinating and exciting area of study. The revised edition of this distinguished volume explores the intellectual origins of the Reformation and examines the importance of ideas in the shaping of history. ^Provides an updated and expanded version of the original, highly-acclaimed edition. ^Explores the complex intellectual roots of the Reformation, offering a sustained engagement with the ideas of humanism and scholasticism. ^Demonstrates how the intellectual origins of the Reformation were heterogeneous, and examines the implications of this for our understanding of the Reformation as a whole. ^Offers a defence of the entire enterprise of intellectual history, and a reaffirmation of the importance of ideas to the development of history. ^Written by Alister E. McGrath, one of today's best-known Christian writers.
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Meet the Author

Alister E Mcgrath

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.
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Table Of Contents

  • Preface. Abbreviations. Introduction. Part I: The Intellectual Context:. 1. The Shape Of Late Medieval Religious Thought:. The Rise Of Lay Religion. The Crisis Of Authority Within The Church. The Development Of Doctrinal Diversity. Forerunners Of The Reformation?. 2. Humanism And The Reformation:. Humanism: The Problem Of Definition. Characteristic Features Of Northern European Humanism. Humanism And The Origins Of The Reformed Church. Humanism And The Origins Of The Lutheran Church. 3. Late Medieval Theology And The Reformation:. Nominalism: The Problem Of Definition. Via Moderna. Schola Augustiniana Moderna. Late Medieval Theology And The Origins Of The Reformed Church. Late Medieval Theology And The Origins Of The Lutheran Church. Part Ii: Sources And Methods:. 4. Scripture: Translation, Text And Tradition:. The Medieval Consensus On The Theological Priority Of Scripture. The Vulgate Translation Of The Bible. The Humanist Return Ad Fontes. The Critique Of The Vulgate. The Concept Of Tradition. The Principle Sola Scriptura. 5. The Interpretation Of Scripture:. Scholasticism: The Four--fold Sense Of Scripture. Humanism: The Letter And The Spirit. Hermeneutics And The Origins Of The Reformed Church. Hermeneutics And The Origins Of The Lutheran Church. 6. The Patristic Testimony:. The Scholastic Reception Of Augustine. The Humanist Reception Of Augustine. The Patristic Testimony And The Origins Of The Reformed Church. The Patristic Testimony And The Origins Of The Lutheran Church. Conclusion: The Intellectual Heterogeneity Of The Early Reformation. Select Bibliography. Index.

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  • Catalogue Code 206145
  • Product Code 0631229396
  • EAN 9780631229391
  • Pages 304
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Aug 2003
  • Sales Rank #23604
  • Dimensions 229 x 156 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.424kg

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