For the non-specialist, Martin Marty traces the church's quest through twenty centuries for unity, sanctity, universality, and authentic witness. He delves...
Marguerite of Navarre, Jeanne d'Albret, Catherine of Aragon, Catherine Parr, and Elizabeth I—these are a few of the courageous women who used their...
G.K. Chesterton long ago observed that real Christianity had in some ways never really been tried. Eric Gritsch, a renowned historian, a pastor, and a...
Today's Protestant churches are often rent by disagreement and dissent over the office of bishop, the roles of the ordained, and myriad forms of lay ministry. ...
Stephen Haynes's provocative study articulates the many motives and agendas that readers and scholars have brought to their study of Bonhoeffer, making it...
A unique resource: from the Reformation to Pietism. This unique collection of excerpts from Lutheran historical and theological documents—many...
Common is the assumption that the piety of the earliest Christians is determinative for the church of all ages. But what were the basic features of this...
The definitive text in early church history, Frend's The Rise of Christianity offers a vast, panoramic sweep of Christianity's first six centuries, from the...
Paul Hinlicky reads the history of the early church as a genuine, centuries-long theological struggle to make sense of the confession of Jesus' life,...
The period 1928 to 1931, which followed completion of his dissertation, was formative for Bonhoeffer's personal and pastoral and theological direction. Almost...
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