Reformation Sketches: Insights into Luther, Calvin, and the Confessions
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Reformation Sketches: Insights into Luther, Calvin, and the Confessions  -     By: W. Robert Godfrey

Reformation Sketches: Insights into Luther, Calvin, and the Confessions

P & R Publishing / 2003 / Paperback

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The sketches in this book strive to show that the Reformation remains vitally important for Christians today. Reformers and preachers of the sixteenth century were the best educated, most godly, and most faithful group of leaders the church has ever seen. In a remarkable way they combined commitment, learning, and orthodoxy. In this book, Martin Luther and John Calvin received most of Godfrey's attention, but he also treats Philip Melanchthon, Peter Martyr Vermigli, the Heidelberg Catechism and the Canons of Dort.

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Title: Reformation Sketches: Insights into Luther, Calvin, and the Confessions
By: W. Robert Godfrey
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 112
Vendor: P & R Publishing
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.38 (inches)
Weight: 8 ounces
ISBN: 0875525784
ISBN-13: 9780875525785
Stock No: WW525784

Publisher's Description

Popular-level introduction to key Reformers (Calvin, Luther, Melanchthon, and Peter Martyr) and confessions (the Heidelberg Catechism, the Westminster Confession, and the Canons of Dort).

Author Bio

W. Robert Godfrey (PhD, Stanford University) is a professor of church history and president of Westminster Seminary California. He is a minister of the United Reformed Churches. He is author of Reformation Sketches: Insights into Luther, Calvin, and the Confessions and Gods Pattern for Creation: A Covenantal Reading of Genesis 1. He is coeditor of Theonomy: A Reformed Critique, and contributor to John Calvin: His Influence in the Western World. Godfrey has also written numerous articles. He has been a speaker at many conferences, including the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization, the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology, and Ligonier Ministries.

Editorial Reviews

A wonderfully written history of the Great Reformation. With the care of a scholar and the insights of professional maturity, Godfrey takes us on a journey into our heritage. -- John D. Hannah

Godfrey is a wise and engaging historian of the Reformation. His sketches provide a compelling introduction to the Reformers, showing their relevance of their lives and thought for Christians today. -- Philip Graham Ryken

Edifying history at its best—a thorough grasp of cultural and political circumstances influencing the church, a keen understanding of the doctrinal issues at stake, and a deep concern for the ongoing reformation of the contemporary church. -- Darryl G. Hart

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