Description : Discusses daily life during the Reformation, examining such topics as social classes, religion, superstition, magic, fashion, family, the arts, education, medicine, and war.
Description : During the 1500s, religious change came to Europe and people began to question the beliefs and practices of Catholicism. This engaging book introduces readers to the changes that people like Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Henry VIII wanted during the Reformation. The captivating images, stunning facts, and engaging sidebars give readers insight into issues of that time, including social order, indulgences, and the development of Protestantism. Featuring easy-to-read text, a helpful index, and glossary, children will be engaged from beginning to end!
Description : In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Marshall illuminates the causes and consequences of this pivotal movement in western Christianity.-publisher description.
Description : Reflects both the classic building blocks of Reformation history, and also the new historiography which has emerged in recent years.
Description : Provides an overview of the European world from the late-15th to the mid-17th century. Includes map exercises and review questions.
Description : Finally, Gunther Gassmann discusses the ways in which the church universal is and should be a communion of churches.
Description : Women and the Reformation gathers historical materials and personal accounts to provide a comprehensive and accessible look at the status and contributions of women as leaders in the 16th century Protestant world. Explores the new and expanded role as core participants in Christian life that women experienced during the Reformation Examines diverse individual stories from women of the times, ranging from biographical sketches of the ex-nun Katharina von Bora Luther and Queen Jeanne d’Albret, to the prophetess Ursula Jost and the learned Olimpia Fulvia Morata Brings together social history and theology to provide a groundbreaking volume on the theological effects that these women had on Christian life and spirituality Accompanied by a website at www.blackwellpublishing.com/stjerna offering student’s access to the writings by the women featured in the book