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Reformation : a world in turmoil

Author: Andrew Atherstone
Publisher: Oxford, England : Lion Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Reformation marked a period of profound upheaval--one of the greatest turning points in the history of Christianity--and sent shock waves through the western world. Andrew Atherstone traces the dramatic and compelling story from the Renaissance to the 17th century wars of religion, following the drama from its beginnings in Germany, through France, England, Scotland, and Rome. Focusing on the key personalities  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Atherstone
ISBN: 9780745970158 074597015X
OCLC Number: 921303061
Description: 248 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Prologue: Seeking salvation --
The dawn of a golden age --
Captive to the word of God --
The sharpened sickle of judgment --
A warrior for Christ --
Pacificists and polygamists --
Defender of the faith --
The most perfect school of Christ --
Cleansing the Augean Stables --
King Josiah and Queen Jezebal --
Wars of religion --
Epilogue: Salvation at stake.
Responsibility: Andrew Atherstone.

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"Well written, thoroughly researched, and highly informative" -- Prof Peter Marshall, University of Warwick "The drama of the Reformation years comes to life in this exciting survey of the events Read more...

 
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