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Reformation 500 Book Reviews

  • Trent: What Happened at the Council by John W. O'Malley, Harvard University Press, 2013. Review by Eric O. Springstead
  • Brand Luther: 1517, Printing, and the Making of the Reformation by Andrew Pettegree, Penguin Press, 2015. Review by Ann White
  • John Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion: A Biography by Bruce Gordon, Princeton University Press, 2016. Review by Eric O. Springstead

Book Reviews

New and Recent Book Reviews:

  • BrandLutherReviewBrand Luther: 1517, Printing, and the Making of the Reformation by Andrew Pettegree, Penguin Press 2015,
    Review by Ann White
  • Presbyterians and American Culture: A History by Bradley J. Longfield, John Knox Press, 2013, pp. 262
    Review by James F. Cubie
  • Calvinism: A History by D.G. Hart, Yale University Press, 2013, pp. 339
    Review by Ann White
  • God Is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions that Run the World – and Why Their Differences Matter, by Stephen Prothero, New York, HarperOne, pp. 400
    Review by Jonathan Smoot
  • To Change the World, by James Davison Hunter. New York, Oxford University Press, pp. 286
    Review by A. James Reichley
  • Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years, by Diarmaid MacCulloch. New York, Viking, 2009. Format: Hardcover and Paperback, 1184pp.
    Review by Eric O. Springsted
  • Soul Searching by Christian Smith, Oxford University Press, 2005, ISBN: 019518095X, Format: Hardcover, 368pp.
    Review by Deborah McKinley
  • Souls in Transition by Christian Smith, Oxford University Press, 2009, ISBN: 0195371798, Format: Hardcover, 368pp.
    Review by David E. Gray
  • Calvin by Bruce Gordon, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2009, ISBN: 9780300120769, Format: Hardcover, 416pp.
    Review by Eric O. Springsted

Two of the featured speakers at past convocations of the Reformed Institute—historian Mark Noll and novelist Marilynne Robinson—have published books that should be of interest to the Institute’s clientele.

  • Home by Marilynne Robinson
    Review by Catherine E. Saunders
  • God and Race in American Politics by Mark Noll
    Review by A. James Reichley
  • Christianity’s Dangerous Idea—the Protestant Revolution: A History from the Sixteenth Century to the Twenty-First by Alister McGrath
    Review by Melissa Kirkpatrick
    Review by David Van Houten
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