T&T Clark Companion to Reformation Theology

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Sep 25, 2014 - Religion - 520 pages
This volume introduces the main theological topics of Reformation theology in a language that is clear and concise. Theology in the Reformation era can be complicated and contentious. This volume aims to cut through the theological jargon and explain what people believed and why.

The book begins with an essay that explains to students how one can approach the study of 16th century theology. It includes a guide to major events, persons, doctrines, and movements.
 

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Contents

1 Studying and Writing about the Reformation
3
2 Human Nature the Fall and the Will
14
3 Revelation and Scripture
32
4 Justification
57
5 Law and Gospel
72
6 Election
86
7 Sanctification Works and Social Justice
105
8 The Sacraments
123
13 Church Discipline and Order
213
14 Eschatology Apocalypticism and the Antichrist
233
15 Political Theology in the Reformation
256
16 Superstition Magic and Witchcraft during and after the Reformation
269
17 Radical Theology
291
18 Images and Iconoclasm
315
19 Martyrdom
332
Definitions
355

9 The Church and Ministry
143
10 Preaching and Worship
157
11 Women Marriage and Family
178
12 Catechisms and Confessions of Faith
197
Short Definitions of Contributors
468
Contributors to the Volume
469
Notes
472
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David Whitford is Professor of the History of Christianity at United Theological Seminary, Ohio, USA. He is the author of Tyranny and Resistance: The Lutheran Tradition and the Magdeburg Confession (2001); Reformation and Early Modern Europe: A Guide to Research, (ed., 2007) as well as numerous articles on Reformation Europe. He is the associate editor of The Sixteenth Century Journal.

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