Combining seamless synthesis of original material with updatedscholarship, The European Reformations 2nd edition,provides the most comprehensive and. This narrative description and analysis of the European Reformations of the sixteenth century begins with a chapter on the history and historiography of. The European Reformations has ratings and 24 reviews. Charlie said: Note: This review is of the Second 5 stars are based on its intenti.

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One person found this helpful. I loved the inclusion of the more fringe elements and the space for eastern European ideology.

Pro-Protestant – I’m not sure Catholicism gets quite a fair shake in this volume. The Reformation in Geneva. A beneficial textbook for an understanding of the “Reformations. In an effort to stay abreast of changing understandings of the time period, Lindberg does try to get at the many pieces of the 17th century religious upheavals–hence “reformations” rather than “reformation” singular.

The European Reformations, 2nd Edition

Quite comprehensive, tracing Reformation in different countries. May 05, Ellis Knox rated it liked it Shelves: With its seamless synthesis of original material with updatedscholarship, The European Reformations provides the mostcomprehensive and engaging textbook available on the origins andimpacts of Europe’s Reformations – and the consequences thatcontinue to resonate today. Religious divisions in Europe about Reformation Understandings of Baptism.

Yet, Lindberg’s narrative is different than the others because he shows the reformers not as each a star of thier own movie, but as different tales that overlap. Protestant Mission and Evangelism: Lindberg’s attempt is mostly successful. Gigi rated it it was amazing Jan 13, Overall, however, this eurlpean a great summary of the various Reformation movements in Europe, during a historical time period that defies easy categorizations and generalizations.


Bishops, Clerical Marriage, and Strategies for Reform.

teformations Don’t have a Kindle? Good coverage of the intellectual processes, with extensive coverage of the social changes of the period that drove the spread of the ideas. The Trail of Worms.

Given the structure, the timeline can be a bit difficult to keep track of – it’s not a narrative account. Aids to Reformation Studies. Very few things are noted source-wise, and I would have liked a better map of how he drew the conclusions he did to craft the story he has, especially since he has a lot of authorial interjections and opinions within the text itself. Write a customer review. He also shows how the reformmovements were strengthened and spread by the singing of hymns andpsalms by the women and ilndberg who joined these movements.

Slow Start – The first chapter is devoted to historiography. Updated with the best of recent scholarship, while maintaining itshallmark features, the second edition of The EuropeanReformations is an outstanding introduction to thesixteenth-century Reformations in Europe.

The European Reformations

Wiley-Blackwell; 2 edition July 7, Language: The Late Middle Ages: Jun 10, Sydney Herron rated it liked it. The Diet of Worms.

It does an especially nice job of covering the theological background and complexities of the debates with especially good coverage of the Eucharist and baptism and addresses movements of reform in Germany, Netherlands, France, England, and Scotland. Share your thoughts with other customers.


Geneva under Calvin, — User Review – Flag as inappropriate very informative but too much money. Germany at the time of the Reformations.

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Please try again later. Whereas most Protestant caretr only want to show a single side of the Reformation, Lindberg also shows the Catholic reforms.

While the information is well-researched, interesting, and relevant, the book reads like a textbook, making it a little bit dry to get through at times. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site.

Fruits of the Fig Tree: Lindberg provides a nice balance, giving all the players a fair and compassionate assessment.

Toleration and the “Other”. The book continues its tradition ofpresenting material in the most lively and accessible mannerpossible, and sets the origin of the Reformation in the context oflate medieval social, economic and religious crises, carefullytracing its responses and trajectories through the differentreligious groups.

The Wars of Religion, — But for a textbook, this does most things very well, and where it’s weak, almost all other textbooks are as well. Wartick rated it really liked it Mar 10, The House of Valois and Bourbon, to The Reformations in England and Scotland. Mar 12, Andrew rated it really liked it. May 28, Jay Risner rated it liked it. A good book, perhaps somewhat difficult for the undergraduate.