Long overshadowed by Luther and Calvin, Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560) is nevertheless one of the most important figures in the Protestant Reformation. Reformer, humanist, theologian, philosopher, ecumenist, and teacher of pastors--Melanchthon had a profound effect on the sweep of Western church history.
The history of Christianity in the United States is a fascinating and lively story. In this revised and expanded account, Nancy Koester introduces students to the major events and movements that influenced the tradition.
Despite Dietrich Bonhoeffer's earlier theological achievements and writings, it was his correspondence and notes from prison that electrified the postwar world...
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. ...
Dietrich Bonhoeffer's pastoral sojourn in England from October 1933 to April of 1935, which he initially viewed as a withdrawal from the church clashes in...
This volume, published in the year of the one hundredth anniversary of Bonhoeffer's birth, documents Bonhoeffer's life under the increasing restraints and...
This focused look at women in the household context discusses the importance of issues of space and visibility in shaping the lives of early Christian women....
Mannermaa's revisionist work on justification in Luther's theology a notable contribution from one of the most influential Finnish scholars of Luther...
Stephen Haynes's provocative study articulates the many motives and agendas that readers and scholars have brought to their study of Bonhoeffer, making it...
What is a moral person to do in a time of great immorality? That question was central to Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction who...
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...
For the non-specialist, Martin Marty traces the church's quest through twenty centuries for unity, sanctity, universality, and authentic witness. He delves...
Engaging Bonhoeffer documents the extraordinary impact of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's life and writing on later thought. Despite his lasting legacy, little substantial scholarship has been conducted in this area. In this magisterial collection, leading international scholars fill this striking gap and critically demonstrate the ways in which Bonhoeffer has been one of the most inspirational writers of the twentieth century. In addition to shedding light on the different trajectories that Bonhoeffer's work may forge, Engaging Bonhoeffer offers a critical window through which to view the ideas of many leading theological voices.
In this landmark set, an extensive collection of writings from Johannes Bugenhagen, Luther's pastor, friend, and colleague in reform, are presented for the first time in English. The vast majority of these works have only been available in their original, sixteenth-century editions.
The Deutsche Christen, or "German Christians," a movement within German Protestantism, integrated Nazi ideology, nationalism, and Christian faith. For the first time in English, Mary M. Solberg presents a selection of 'German Christian' documents.
With this brief, engaging, and helpful overview, Joel M. Cruz offers a resource that tells that story of Latin America church history in a new way, enabling students of all kinds to better understand the histories of Latin American Christianity.
The essential material from A People's History of Christianity is available for classroom use covering topics of Early Christianity.
A People's History of Christianity, Student Edition: From the Early Church to the Reformation, Volume 1
The essential material from A People's History of Christianity is available for classroom use covering topics from the Early Church to the Reformation.
A People's History of Christianity, Student Edition: From the Reformation to the 21st Century, Volume 2
The essential material from A People's History of Christianity is available for classroom use covering topics from the Reformation to the Twenty-first Century.
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