Saturday, October 24, 2009

Reformation Primary Source Readings


Some of us are reading The Reformation: How a Monk and Mallet Changed the World by Stephen Nichols in preparation for a group discussion of this book November 5. If, in the reading of this book, you develop an interest in reading some of the documents Nichols mentions that were important during the Reformation, I have put together this little list of links.

Luther
1. The 95 Theses
2. The Augsburg Confession

Zwingli
1. Selections from Zwingli's sermons

Anabaptists
1. Schleitheim Confession
2. The Martyr's Mirror

John Calvin
1. Calvin's Institutes of Christian Religion
2. Canons of the Synod of Dort

The British Reformation
1. The 39 Articles
2. The Books of Homilies
3. The Book of Common Prayer

Puritans
1. Westminster Confession
2. Westminster Shorter Catechism
3. Westminster Larger Catechism
4. Pilgrim's Progress
5. Bunyan's "Grace Abounding"

Anne Bradstreet
1. Poems

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