The Unquenchable Flame: Introducing the Reformation

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THE UNQUENCHABLE FLAME: Introducing the Reformation

by Michael Reeves

Format 138x210, 194 pages

 

Burning pyres, nuns on the run, stirring courage, comic relief: the story of the Protestant Reformation is a gripping tale, packed with drama. But what motivated the Reformers? And what were they really like?

In this lively, accessible and informative introduction, Michael Reeves brings to life the colourful characters of the Reformation, unpacks their ideas, and shows the profound and personal relevance of Reformation thinking for today.

Contents

Map of key places in the Reformation

Prologue: Here I stand

1 Going medieval on religion 

The background to the Reformation

2 God’s volcano

Martin Luther

3 Soldiers, sausages and revolution 

Ulrich Zwingli and the Radical Reformers

4 After darkness, light 

John Calvin

5 Burning passion

The Reformation in Britain

6 Reforming the Reformation

The Puritans

7 Is the Reformation over?

Reformation timeline

Further reading

 

Michael Reeves is the Theological Advisor for UCCF. Previously he was an associate minister at All Souls Church, Langham Place, London. He holds a doctorate in systematic theology from King's College, London.

 

Author:
Michael Reeves
Cover:
Moale
Pages:
194

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