The story of the Protestant Reformation is a gripping tale.
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.
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This book is a colourful must-read for any wishing to obtain a sweep of this vital period of church history. But Dr Reeves leaves us with one further provocative chapter, in which he asks, ‘Is the Reformation over?’ We are treated to a masterly survey of the final fallout from the Reformation and then asked to search our own hearts as to our attitudes today to the very truths for which so many godly Christians were prepared to sacrifice and even die.... continue reading
I've enjoyed this well written book so much and I know I will go back to it many times in the future. A must read for Christians as we celebrate 500 years of the Reformation.
Have read this book twice now & plan to read it again. It was a really good read, full of history as well as spiritual & very well written.