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  • Reformation Mythsby Rodney Stark

    SPCK 2017; US$ 9.99

    What has the Reformation ever done for us? A lot less than you might think, as Rodney Stark shows in this enlightening and entertaining antidote to recent books about the rise of Protestantism and its legacy. ‘Rodney Stark takes no prisoners as he charges through five hundred years of history, upsetting apple carts left and right. Almost everything... more...

  • 1517by Peter Marshall

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 16.99

    Did Martin Luther really post his 95 Theses to the Wittenberg Castle Church door in October 1517? Probably not, says Reformation historian Peter Marshall. But though the event might be mythic, it became one of the great defining episodes in Western history, a symbol of religious freedom of conscience which still shapes our world 500 years later. more...

  • The Story upon a Hillby Christopher Leise

    University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 49.95

    In this provocative and thought-provoking volume, Christopher Leise sheds new light on modern American novelists who question not only the assumption that Puritans founded New England—and, by extension, American identity—but also whether Puritanism ever existed in the United States at all. The Story upon a Hill: The Puritan Myth in Contemporary... more...

  • Little Prayer Book, 1522, and A Simple Way to Pray, 1535by Mary Jane Haemig; Eric Lund

    Fortress Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    This volume offers two of Martin Luther's writings on prayer, excerpted from The Annotated Luther, volume 4. In Little Prayer Book (1522) , Luther seeks to reform the theology and practice of prayer in clear and understandable language for all people. In A Simple Way to Pray (1535) , Luther offers readers insights into his own prayer life and organizes... more...

  • The Small Catechism,1529by Timothy J. Wengert; Mary Jane Haemig

    Fortress Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    Martin Luther wrote the Small Catechism as a succinct explaination of the basics of Christian faith to be used in parishes and homes. Includes explanations of the Ten Commandments, the Creed, and the Lord's Prayer, Luther's own preface to the 1531 edition, Sacrament of Baptism, Sacrament of the Altar, instructions to the head of the household, Household... more...

  • Protestantism and Progressby Ernst Troeltsch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Ernst Troeltsch focuses his Protestantism and Progress on two main areas. First, he centers on the intellectual and religious situation, from which the significance and the possibilities of development possessed by Christianity might be deduced. This leads to an engaging historical investigation regarding the spirit of the modern world. Troeltsch argues... more...

  • As Kingfishers Catch Fireby Eugene Peterson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 18.99

    'Sixty years ago I found myself distracted.' So begins the introduction to As Kingfishers Catch Fire . What follows is the record of the collaboration of pastor and congregation in acts of worship and a life together. What Eugene Peterson, for thirty years pastor of a Maryland church, discovered is that the pastor's life is much more than just the... more...

  • Luther and the Reformation of the Later Middle Agesby Eric Leland Saak

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 96.00

    Saak re-interprets Martin Luther as an Augustinian Hermit, whose 95 Theses came as the culmination of the late medieval Reformation. more...

  • The Rise of Theological Liberalism and the Decline of American Methodismby James Heidinger

    Asbury Seedbed Publishing 2017; US$ 19.95

    Jim Heidinger has given a gift to the church. He helps the reader comprehend the complex factors and forces that have combined to gut the evangelical passion for souls and orthodox theology that was the core of the American Wesleyan movement. For those who have been wading through the turbulence that theological liberalism has caused in our church,... more...

  • Calvin's Political Theology and the Public Engagement of the Churchby Matthew J. Tuininga

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    John Calvin's two kingdoms political thought offers a fresh paradigm for constructive Christian engagement in pluralistic liberal societies. more...