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Reforming Protestantism Christian commitment in today"s world by Douglas F. Ottati

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English



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  • Liberalism (Religion) -- United States -- History.,
  • Liberalism (Religion) -- Protestant churches -- History.,
  • Christianity and culture.,
  • United States -- Church history.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-172) and index.

StatementDouglas F. Ottati.
LC ClassificationsBR515 .O88 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1278691M
ISBN 10066425604X
LC Control Number95010454

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The Reformation was about ideas and power: but it was also about real human lives. This book provides the first comprehensive account of what it actually meant to live a Protestant life in England and Scotland between c. , drawing on a rich mixture of contemporary devotional works, sermons, diaries, biographies and autobiographies to uncover the lived experience of early modern. Download The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Reformation & Protestantism PDF Books By:"James S. Bell","Tracy Macon Sumner" Published on by Penguin. An easy-to-understand history of the Reformation and how it created modern Protestantism, for anyone interested in understanding why the Protestant churches, denominations and beliefs are what they are today.   Traditionally, Protestant theology between Luther's early reforming career and the dawn of the Enlightenment has been seen in terms of decline and fall into the wastelands of rationalism and scholastic speculation. In this volume a number of scholars question such an interpretation. The editors argue that the development of Post-Reformation Protestantism can only be understood when a . Protestantism is one of the three major branches of Christianity, along with Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy. It shares with all other Christians core beliefs in the doctrines of the.

The Reformation movement within Germany diversified almost immediately, and other reform impulses arose independently of Luther. Huldrych Zwingli built a Christian theocracy in Zürich in which church and state joined for the service of God. Zwingli agreed with Luther in the centrality of the doctrine of justification by faith, but he espoused a different understanding of the Holy Communion. Genre/Form: Electronic books Church history History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Ottati, Douglas F. Reforming Protestantism. Louisville, Ky.   Huston Diehl sees Elizabethan and Jacobean drama as both a product of the Protestant Reformation--a reformed drama--and a producer of Protestant habits of thought--a reforming drama. According to Diehl, the popular London theater, which flourished in the years after Elizabeth reestablished Protestantism in England, rehearsed the religious Cited by: Printed by Sheridan Books, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Text set in Adobe Minion 10/13, display in Adobe Minion and P22 Morris-Troy Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Sunshine, Glenn S., – Reforming French protestantism: the development of Huguenot ecclesiastical institutions, – / Glenn S. Sunshine.