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Martin Bucer : a reformer and his times

Author: Martin Greschat
Publisher: Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Martin Greschat's seminal work is the first biography of the important Protestant reformer to be written in seventy years. Now translated into English, this work--"the most comprehensive account of Bucer's place within the context of the history of the Reformation" ("The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation)--transcends normal biographies by providing much of interest in relation to the social and political  Read more...
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Named Person: Martin Bucer; Martin Bucer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Greschat
ISBN: 0664226906 9780664226909
OCLC Number: 54677679
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xii, 334, [6] p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Humble beginnings --
Between Erasmus and Luther --
A preacher in Strasbourg --
Spokesman of the Strasbourg Reformation --
A champion of Protestant unity --
The Reformation of the empire --
Defeat --
Exile and final days --
Conclusion --
New insights.
Other Titles: Martin Bucer.
Responsibility: Martin Greschat ; translated by Stephen E. Buckwalter.

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Martin Greschat's seminal work is the first biography of the important Protestant reformer to be written in seventy years. Now translated into English, this work--"the most comprehensive account of Bucer's place within the context of the history of the Reformation" ("The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation)--transcends normal biographies by providing much of interest in relation to the social and political context of the sixteenth century. --from publisher description.

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