Early Protestant Spirituality is a unique collection of testimonies, sermons, prayers, hymns, Bible studies, and essays, many of which have not been available in English until now. Speaking contemporaneously are Luther and Urbanus Rhegius; Thomas Cranmer and Zwingli; and Melanchthon with Bucer and Coverdale. Focusing primarily on first generation Protestants, these texts focus on topics such as preaching, living the faith, reconstructing the sacraments, singing, prayer, and more.
About the Classics in Western Spirituality series
In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, and Jewish traditions have been critically selected, translated, and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders. This series provides a true primary resource to both the academy and the church through its presentation of ancient and at times obscure texts whose broad ecumenical scope is sure to help generate discussion about important issues in spirituality and theology.
An anthology that includes writings by the magisterial reformers (Luther, Melanchthon, Calvin, etc.) along with lesser-known names (Frith, Capito, Vermigli, etc.) to provide a unique insight into Protestant spirituality as it developed from the earliest days of the Reformation.
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