Why the Reformation Still Matters Read Online Free - Five hundred years after the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, many people—Christians and non-Christians alike—view it as a conflict about issues that are no longer relevant to the church. But what if the Reformation still has something to teach us? What if the doctrines so vigorously debated and defended by the Reformers still matter today? In this accessible primer on the Reformation, Michael Reeves and Tim Chester introduce readers to eleven key questions raised by the Reformers. These questions continue to impact the church today—proving that the Reformation is much more than just a bit of history we can leave behind.
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July 25, 2017
31st October, 1517 -- five hundred years ago this Halloween -- German monk Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of a church in Wittenberg. He had rediscovered the Bible and realised how the 16th century Roman Catholic church was departing from it, and he was determined to bring...
November 08, 2017
Spoiler alert: the Reformation still matters.
A high-level overview of the Reformation with practical applications for Christians today. Important reminders of what exactly the Protestants were protesting and interesting insights into Reformation thinking and debates.
December 12, 2017
This is a good little history of the religious differences that shaped the Reformation.
October 30, 2017
This book is well written, easy to read, helpful, and even enjoyable. A nice survey of fundamental Reformation concerns, with reference to teaching and practice. It is clear and cogent in its presentation, and a worthwhile introduction to the topics at hand. Its weakness, like that of other books...
April 15, 2017
It's October 31; it commemorates the events of October 31, 1517. On that day, Martin Luther, an Augustinian monk, pinned 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg, Germany. He were not afraid to speak up, argued for the rediscovery of true biblical Christianity - justification by grace Christ al...
November 20, 2017
Almost equal parts history and theology, this is a good book for those looking for a basic understanding of Reformation theology and why what the Reformers fought for still matters today. For me, the biggest negative to this book is that the authors focus on Luther and mention other Reformers mos...
November 08, 2017
I was looking for an introduction to the Reformation when I found this. I couldn't be happier. Aside from providing a history it included a lot of thoughtful analysis, not just about why the Reformation matters but why it still matters in the day to day lives of Protestants.
May 25, 2017
What I appreciated most was understanding the theological positions and circumstances of that day. It helped to paint a picture of why they did and said what they did. It was well written and had a logical flow.
December 07, 2017
2017 had to have a book like this. I'm glad Reeves and Chester wrote one that, though a bit perfunctory and ecumenical, is a otherwise solid. There's nothing new here, but that's the point, isn't it?
December 29, 2017
Listened to the audiobook. It was very good!