The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Marshall

The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Marshall year 2009
  • Book name: The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Peter Marshall
  • Release date: 2009/7/15
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780199231317
  • Rating: 7.77 of 10
  • Votes: 662
  • Review by: Charles Egan
  • Review rating: 7.2 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/20
  • Total pages: 168
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Reformation transformed Europe, and left an indelible mark on the modern world. It began as an argument about what Christians needed to do to be saved, but rapidly engulfed society in a series of fundamental changes. This Very Short Introduction provides a lively and up-to-date guide to the process. It explains doctrinal debates in a clear and non-technical way, but is equally concerned to demonstrate the effects the Reformation had on politics, society,art, and minorities. Peter Marshall argues that the Reformation was not a solely European phenomenon, but that varieties of faith exported from Europe transformed Christianity into a truly world religion. The complex legacy of the Reformation is also assessed; its religious fervour produced remarkable stories of sanctity and heroism, and some extraordinary artistic achievements, but violence, holy war, and martyrdom were equally its products. A paradox of the Reformation - that it intensified intolerance whileestablishing pluralism - is one we still wrestle with today.ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H21M12S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church, Christian Life & Practice, History Of Religion, Church History, European History, Christian Books, Early Modern History: C 1450/1500 To C 1700
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.21 USD
  • Dimensions: 112x174x11mm
  • Weight: 146g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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