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1. Reformation beginnings

1. Reformation beginnings  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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The Reformation gave birth to Protestantism, beginning with Martin Luther's protest of 1517, charging the Catholic church with failing to meet his needs. He had hoped for wisdom, comfort, ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Despite Protestants hating Catholics as opponents and vice versa, they have held onto the same broad assumptions of Christendom. Most Protestants have continued to practice their brand of ... More
3. Across the world

3. Across the world  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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‘Across the world’ shows how Pentecostalism expanded globally through missionary agencies and by the planting of self-sustaining congregations adapted to local culture. It was less welcome ... More
6. Reform and Enlightenment (1500–1900)

6. Reform and Enlightenment (1500–1900)  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
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10.1093/actrade/9780190654344.003.0006
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“Reform and Enlightenment (1500–1900)” begins in the year 1500 as Judaism, Christianity, and Islam started to define themselves within spaces shaped by the global expansion of the, mostly ... More
1. Luther and the Reformation

1. Luther and the Reformation  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
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Martin Luther did not aim to start a Western tradition of religious liberty, nor did he aim to defy pope and emperor to defend ideas of democracy. These ideas were beyond him. His struggle ... More
6. The political reformation

6. The political reformation  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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After Emperor Charles V became emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Charles became Luther's monarch. Although the Reformation in Germany started as a religious protest, it was also political ... More
5. The new Christianity

5. The new Christianity  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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Martin Luther searched the Bible in vain for features of the piety practiced by fellow believers, such as acquiring indulgences in order to avoid penance for sin and to reduce tenure in ... More
7. From monk to family man

7. From monk to family man  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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The Reformation was borne out of the crucial disputes of the era. For reformers, the right of clergy to marry would avert the hypocrisy of sexual practices of clergy living under the vow of ... More
2. Protestant Christendom

2. Protestant Christendom  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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From early in the 16th century and into the 18th, most Protestants saw themselves as continuing the reform of European Christendom. They took for granted the norms of ‘Christendom’. Europe ... More
1. Reformations

1. Reformations  

Peter Marshall

in The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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‘Reformations’ looks at the competing visions of reform. Luther advanced his critique of Catholic corruption in print, and found support amongst the pious German people and the princes. In ... More
3. Pietists, the American colonies, evangelicals, and the Enlightenment

3. Pietists, the American colonies, evangelicals, and the Enlightenment  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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Between the mid-16th century and the rise of Napoleon (1790s), European Protestantism went through a period of upheaval. The Protestant willingness to challenge received traditions ... More
Afterword

Afterword  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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Martin Luther attracted both admirers and disparagers. The Afterword looks at both viewpoints and the larger legacy of Luther. The idolizing of Luther began in both words and images soon ... More
5. Churches and beliefs about the end of time

5. Churches and beliefs about the end of time  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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‘Churches and beliefs about the end of time’ shows how the earliest Pentecostals believed they were a short distance away from the dramatic events that would herald the return of Christ. ... More
1. Origins and characteristics

1. Origins and characteristics  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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‘Origins and characteristics’ describes the account of the first Day of Pentecost in the New Testament's Acts of the Apostles where the Holy Spirit visits a room and touches everyone within ... More
2. The making of the Book of Common Prayer

2. The making of the Book of Common Prayer  

Brian Cummings

in The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191842160
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10.1093/actrade/9780198803928.003.0003
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Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury (1489–1556), authorized the passage of the Book of Common Prayer through Parliament and into law, and was also the prime ‘author’ in its ... More
1. Life, works, and character

1. Life, works, and character  

Roger Scruton

in Kant: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2001
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9780191775482
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801999.003.0001
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Kant's life was ruled by duty. His life was unremarkable. He devoted himself to scholarship so ensured that his life was governed by routines. ‘Life, works, and character’ charts Kant's ... More
Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction  

Scott H. Hendrix

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Oct 2010
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Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction details Luther's life, writings, world, and legacy. It explains the religious reformation and his importance, emphasizing the political ... More
Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction  

William K. Kay

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Jan 2011
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Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction outlines the origins and growth of Pentecostalism, looking at the theological aspects of the movement and also the sociological ... More
4. Politics and religion

4. Politics and religion  

Brian Cummings

in The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2018
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Until recently it was commonplace to assume that a prayer book in the English vernacular was an act of popularization and even democratization. Cranmer, in his preface, explicitly appeals ... More
5. Empire and prayer book

5. Empire and prayer book  

Brian Cummings

in The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2018
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9780191842160
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The words ‘to propagate the worship of God in the English tongue’ became the motto of the British Empire in the 19th century. Their first appearance, however, came in a proclamation ... More

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