16th Century Reformation Reading Room

This page is designed to help make 16th Century Reformation resources available to those without easy access to a theological library. Many of the links below connect you to scanned, published books and articles made available by Google Books. Importantly, Google Books allows you to search within a volume and also across volumes (rather than across the entire WWW). The Google Book Project also makes hard to find and expensive monographs readily accessible to researchers. This Reading Room collects those materials on one page.

NB: For bibliographic management and notetaking while reading, Zotero is highly recommended ("a free, easy-to-use Mozilla Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources"). For page snapshots and printing of Google Book pages, try Microsoft's snipping tool (paste text into Word -- or Zotero).

                                                   -Dr. Arnold Neufeldt-Fast, Tyndale Seminary
 

 

Reformation: Encyclopedia, Dictionaries, Companions 


Reformation--Introductory Texts


Reformation (General)--Monographs, Collections


Martin Luther and the Lutheran Reformation

 

Recent Tyndale Seminary Publications on Luther

  • Ngien, Dennis. The Suffering of God According to Martin Luther`s `Theologia Crucis`. Forward by Jürgen Moltmann. Regent College Publishing, 2005. Pp. 304. (Order from: Amazon.ca).
  • Ngien, Dennis. Luther As Spiritual Advisor: The Interface Of Theology And Piety In Luther`s Devotional Writings. Forward by Timothy George. Paternoster, 2007. Pp. 216 (Order from: Amazon.ca).
  • Shepherd, Victor. Interpreting Martin Luther: An Introduction to His Life and Thought. Regent College Publishing, 2008. Pp. 348 (Order from: Amazon.ca).


Zwingli, Calvin and the Reformation in Switzerland

 

Ulrich Zwingli and Heinrich Bullinger: Reformation in Zurich


John Calvin and the Reformation in Geneva

 

The Radical Reformation: Anabaptism

 

Note: Tyndale students have access to the following full-text resources via NetLibrary eBooks.
  • Peter Riedemann`s Hutterite Confession of Faith: Translation of the 1565 German Edition of Confession of Our Religion, Teaching, and Faith, By the Brothers Who Are Known As the Hutterites. John J. Friesen, ed. Herald Press, 1999.
  • The Complete Writings of Menno Simons, C.1496-1561. Herald Press, 1986.
  • The Bloody Theater, Or, Martyrs` Mirror. Thieleman J. Van Braght. Herald Press, 1987 (also freely available online).
  • The Essential Carlstadt: Fifteen Tracts. Edward Furcha, ed. Herald Press, 1995.
  • Durnbaugh, Donald F. The Believers` Church: The History and Character of Radical Protestantism. Herald Press, 1985.
  • Dyck, C.J. An Introduction to Mennonite History. A Popular History of the Anabaptists and the Mennonites. 3rd ed. Herald Press, 1993.
  • Dyck, C.J. Spiritual Life in Anabaptism. Herald Press, 1995.
  • Weaver, J. Denny. Becoming Anabaptist: The Origin and Significance of Sixteenth-century Anabaptism. Herald Press, 1987.


Erasmus

Dutch Reformation

Strasbourg: Bucer & Capito

 

Martin Bucer


Wolfgang Capito

English Reformation

Further Reformation Studies literature on the Web


Other Resources on the WWW

 

Other Tyndale Online Reading Room (Click!)

How do I cite my sources? (Click!)

 

The missional paradigm informs every Tyndale Seminary program. If you would like more information about our programs, please contact Ryan Klassen, our Seminary Admissions Counsellor.

This page was created and is maintained by Arnold Neufeldt-Fast, Ph.D.