The Cambridge Companion to Reformation Theology by David BagchiThe Cambridge Companion to Reformation Theology by David Bagchi

The Cambridge Companion to Reformation Theology

EditorDavid Bagchi, David C. Steinmetz

Hardcover | December 20, 2004

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Each chapter in this Companion includes an up-to-date account and analysis of the thought associated with a major Reformation theology figure or movement. The book also focuses on lesser reformers such as Martin Bucer, and on the Catholic and Radical Reformations, as well as the major Protestant reformers.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to Reformation TheologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.83 inPublished:December 20, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521772249

ISBN - 13:9780521772242

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Table of Contents

Introduction: the scope of reformation theology David Bagchi and David C. Steinmetz; 1. Late medieval theology Denis R. Janz; 2. Lollardy Wendy Scase; 3. Hussite theology and the law of God Thomas A. Fudge; 4. The theology of Erasmus Erika Rummel; 5. Luther Scott H. Hendrix; 6. Melanchthon Sachiko Kusukawa; 7. Confessional Lutheranism Robert Kolb; 8. Zwingli Peter Stephens; 9. Bucer Ian Hazlett; 10. The theology of John Calvin David C. Steinmetz; 11. John Calvin and late Calvinism: the identity of the Reformed tradition Richard A. Muller; 12. Cranmer Peter Newman Brooks; 13. The English Reformer Carl Trueman; 14. The Scottish Reformation: theology and theologians David F. Wright; 15. An introduction to Anabaptist theology Werner O. Packull; 16. Pre-Tridentine Catholic theologians David Bagchi; 17. The Council of Trent David C. Steinmetz; 18. Possible directions of future research David C. Steinmetz and David Bagchi.

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"...Overall, it is an accomplishment in intellectual history. Not only will the reader acquire a great store of information, s/he will likely be stimulated to pursue additional reading on the thoughtbof the reformation. The editors encourage that pursuit in their concluding section, where they sketch out new sources for and fresh inquiries about Reformation thought....It is easy to be enthusiastic about this book. It is informative, contemporary, accessible to the ordinary reader, and about the ideal length. It concludes while the reader is still interested in the topic and anxious for pointers toward other sources in the field. It demonstrates that specialists can communicate with common readers and instill in them the passion of the scholars' pursuit of knowledge that matters. And all this comes at a price an ordinary person can afford!" --Luke L. Keefer, Jr., Ashland Theological Journal