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The Age of the Reformation

Bainton is the well-known author of Here I Stand,” the biography of Martin Luther.  This is a 1956 “Anvil Original” by Nostrand Company.  This series is in paperback and very readable in each volume (the is the second I’ve read by Bainton).  Though about 200 pages, the book is arranged with the first 100 pages […]

The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century

I am always happy to find a jewel in a used book store.  This 1952 Beacon Press book was the best dollar spent yet this year!  In its short 260 pages, Bainton gives excellent comparisons of Lutheran, Reformed, and Anabaptist histories as well as differences in their beliefs.  The chapter on Anabaptism (“The Church Withdrawn: […]