The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century

by Roland H. Bainton

Paperback, 1960

Language

Publication

The Beacon Press (1960), Edition: 4th, 278 pages

Description

Bainton presents the many strands that made up the Reformation in a single, brilliantly coherent account. He discusses the background for Luther's irreparable breach with the Church and its ramifications for 16th Century Europe, giving thorough accounts of the Diet of Worms, the institution of the Holy Commonwealth of Geneva, Henry VIII's break with Rome, and William the Silent's struggle for Dutch independence.

Original publication date

1952

Physical description

278 p.
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