Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years of Protestantism and Its Consequences for Church, State, and Society by John C. RaoLuther and His Progeny: 500 Years of Protestantism and Its Consequences for Church, State, and Society by John C. Rao

Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years of Protestantism and Its Consequences for Church, State, and…

byJohn C. Rao

Hardcover | March 25, 2017

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With essays from John Rao, Chris Ferrara, Brian McCall, and eight others, Luther and His Progeny is a signal contribution toward understanding the full import of the Protestant revolt, and the best guide available for Catholics to the meaning of Luther's decisive break.
John C. Rao obtained his doctorate in Modern European History from Oxford University in 1977. He worked in 1978-1979 as Eastern Director of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute in Bryn Mawr, PA, and is now Associate Professor of European History at St. John's University in New York City, where he has taught since 1979. Dr. Rao is also...
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Title:Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years of Protestantism and Its Consequences for Church, State, and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:290 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.81 inPublished:March 25, 2017Publisher:Angelico Press LtdLanguage:English

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Introduction: Half a Millennium of Total Depravity  (1517–2017) 1

John C. Rao: A Necessary Reform, Depraved From Birth  5

Thomas H. Stark: Man as Victim of a Divine Tyrant: Luther’s “Theology” of a Self-Contradicting God  25

Sebastian Morello: The Northern Renaissance and the Protestant Revolt  39

Miguel Ayuso: The Protestant Matrix for Modern Politics and Rights  67

John C. Rao: From Man’s Total Depravity to the Triumph of the Human Will: Religious Disunity and the Birth of Pragmatic

Christianity 93

Christopher A. Ferrara: Luther’s Disembodied Grace and the Graceless Body Politic 115

Rev. Richard A. Munkelt: Religious Evolution and Revolution in the Triumph of Homo Economicus 143

Brian M. McCall: The New Protestant Bargain: The Influence of Protestant Theology on Contract and Property Law 175

Rev. Brian Muzas: STEM and the Reformation: Astronomy, Metallurgy, and Economics 197

Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro-Carámbula: Negative Liberty, Protestantism, and the War on Nature  217

Fr. John Hunwicke: Multiple Anti-Semitisms in Luther, Lutheranism and Bergoglio 241

Clemens Cavallin: Sweden and the Five Hundred Year Reformation Anamnesis: A Catholic Perspective 255

About the Contributors 277