Reformation Readings of the Apocalypse
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Reformation Readings of the Apocalypse : Geneva, Zurich, and Wittenberg

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In this study, Irene Backus examines the fate of the Apocalypse at the hands of early Protestants in three centres of the Reformation: Geneva, Zurich, and Wittenberg. To do so, Backus systematically investigates sources and methods of the most important reformed and Lutheran commentaries of the Apocalypse from 1528-1584.show more

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  • Hardback | 202 pages
  • 156 x 228 x 26mm | 439.99g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195138856
  • 9780195138856
  • 1,296,706

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Masterful treatment of the subject. * Sixteenth Century Journal * There is much value in this book in that it includes material that has far too long lain undisturbed some way off from the well-beaten track. * tbr (theological book review, Feed The Minds) * This is a thorough, detailed, and valuable analysis of a field which has until now received little attention. * Journal of Theological Studies * A valuable work of reference ... Backus has made a great deal of intriguing and obscure information easily accessible. * Reformation * The work is executed with meticulous scholarship, as one would expect from Irena Backus, and is a very worthy companion to Richard Bauckham's Tudor Apocalypse. * Journal of Ecclesiastical History *show more