The Reformation

Its Roots and Its Legacy

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Pierre Berthoud, Pieter J. Lalleman
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Pickwick Publications
    , September
     2017.
     246 pages.
     $30.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781498235693.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

The papers in this volume are less a commemoration of the Reformation than a discussion of its meaning in the era after 2017. What is celebrated in 2017 is not the Reformation as such, but the beginning of the Reformation. It was the dynamics of the "new" theology of Luther and Calvin that caused a radical change with global effects. Reformation is not just an historical event but an ongoing movement of renewal and change. The message of the Reformation constantly challenges us to think through positions, actions, attitudes, and programs.

This book presents contributions from eleven experts from all over Europe, who deal with their various topics on the conviction that the essence of Luther's theology does not need to be adapted to make it relevant. The papers originated at the 2016 conference of the Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians, which was held in Lutherstadt Wittenberg.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Pierre Berthoud is professor emeritus of Old Testament and Apologetics at the Faculte Jean Calvin, Aix-en-Provence, France, and chair of the Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians.

Pieter J. Lalleman is tutor in Biblical studies at Spurgeon's College, London.

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