• Reformation

    Reformation
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    Price: $16.95

    ISBN: 9780745970158

    Edition: September 27, 2015

    Pages: 256

    Publication date: September 27, 2015

    Format: Paperback

    Imprint: Lion Books

    Category: History

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    Reformation

    A World in Turmoil

    An accessible and highly readable account of an important era of Christian history

    Reformation traces the dramatic and compelling story from the Renaissance to the seventeenth-century wars of religion. It was a period of profound upheaval, possibly the greatest since Christianity was founded in the first century ad. Andrew Atherstone brings the period to life, looking at why the Reformation happened, how it happened, what it actually was, and what it achieved.

    Focusing on the key personalities and events, he explains the often complex ideas that were at stake--and the political as well as religious issues involved. This is a lucid, authoritative account of a period that changed the face of Europe forever. The great figures--Luther and Calvin especially--are brought vividly to life in an accessible, lively, and engaging overview of this critical period.
    Author: Andrew Atherstone
    Andrew Atherstone is tutor in history and doctrine and Latimer research fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. His main research explores aspects of Protestant and evangelical history. His latest books are on Archbishop Justin Welby, first a short biography, published in 2013, and then a longer one, published in 2014. His first two books were The Martyrs of Mary Tudor (Day One 2005) and Oxford's Protestant Spy: The Controversial Career of Charles Golightly (Paternoster 2007).