Review Books

If you would like to review a book or suggest a book for review, please contact the reviews editor: Dr Jon Balserak.

Anderson, David K. Martyrs and Players in Early Modern England: Tragedy, Religion and Violence on Stage. Aldershot: Asgate, 2014.

Appelbaum, Robert. Terrorism before the Letter: Mythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland and France 1559-1642. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015

Avis, Paul. In Search of Authority Anglican Theological Method from the Reformation to the Enlightenment. London: Bloomsbury, 2014.

Baker, Nicholas Scott and Brian Jeffrey Maxson. After Civic Humanism: Learning and Politics in Renaissance Italy. Essays and Studies 35. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2015.

Ballor, Jordan, ed. Studies in the Living Legacy of Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562).  Special Issue, Reformation & Renaissance Review 15.1 (2014).

Balserak, Jon. Calvinism: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Ben-Aryeh Debby, Nirit. Crusade Propaganda in Word and Image in Early Modern Italy: Niccolò Guidalotto’s ‘Panorama of Constantinople (1662)’. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2016.

Biondo, Flavio. Rome in Triumph. 2 vols. Translated by Frances Muecke and Jeffrey White. The I Tatti Renaissance Library. Cambridge MA: Harvard UP, 2016.

Bost, H, ed. Le Luther des Français. Revue d’histoire du protestantisme 2017-1/2. Geneva: Droz, 2017.

Bucer, Martin. Martin Bucer Briefwechsel – Correspondance. Band IX (September 1532 – Juni 1533). Edited by Berndt Hamm, Wolfgang Simon and Rheinhold Friedrich. Leiden: Brill, 2014.

Calvin, Jean. Calvino: Textos politicos. Edited and translated by Marta García-Alonso. Madrid: Tecnos, 2016.

Catto, Michela and Adriano Prosperi, eds. Trent and Beyond: The Council, Other Powers, Other Cultures. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017.

Chappell, Julie A. and Kaley A. Kramer, eds. Women During the English Reformations: Renegotiating Gender and Religious Identity. New York: Macmillan Palgrave, 2014.

Chung-Kim, Esther and Todd Hains, eds. Acts. Reformation Commentary on Scripture. Downer Grove, IL: IVP, 2014.

Dawson, Jane. John Knox. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.

Deitz, Luc, Timothy Kircher and Jonathan Reid, eds. Neo-Latin and the Humanities: Essays in Honour of Charles E. Fantazzi. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2014.

Engammare, Max, Alexandre Vanautgaerden and Franz Bierlaire, eds. L’intime du droit: Actes du cinquantenaire de la FISIER. Geneva: Droz, 2014.

Erasmus, Desiderius. Annotationes in Novum Testamentum. Pars sexta. Edited by M. L. van Poll-van de Lisdonk. Erasmi opera omnia VI-10. Leiden: Brill, 2014.

Farmer, Craig. John 1-12 (Reformation Commentary on Scripture). Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2014.

Ficino, Marsilio. On Dionysius the Areopagite. Translated by Michael Allen. 2 vols. The I Tatti Renaissance Library. Cambridge MA: Harvard UP, 2015.

Gordon, Bruce. John Calvin’s “Institutes of the Christian Religion”: A Biography. Lives of Great Religious Books. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2016.

Hendrix, Scott. Martin Luther: Visionary Reformer. New Haven: Yale UP, 2015.

Hirschfeld, Heather. The End of Satisfaction: Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014.

Hornickova, Katerina and Michal Sronek, eds. From Hus to Luther: Visual Culture in the Bohemian Reformation (1380-1620). Medieval Church Studies. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016.

Ilic, Luka. Theologian of Sin and Grace: The Process of Radicalization in the Theology of Matthias Flacius Illyricus. Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz. Göttingen. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014.

Keitzer, Beth. Luke. Reformation Commentary on Scripture. Downer Grove IL: IVP, 2015.

Le Gall, Jean Marie, ed. La d´defaite à la Renaissance. Geneva: Droz, 2016.

Lee, Alexander. The Ugly Renaissance: Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty. New York: Anchor, 2015.

Loewe, Andreas. Johann Sebastian Bach’s St John Passion (BWV 245): A Theological Commentary. Translated by Katherine Firth. Leiden: Brill, 2014.

Malysz,Piotr J. and Derek R. Nelson, eds. Luther Refracted: The Reformer’s Ecumenical Legacy. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2015.

Marrasio,Giovanni. Angelinetum and Other Poems. Translated by. Mary P. Chatfield. The I Tatti Renaissance Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2016.

Pettegree,Andrew. Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe – and Started the Protestant Reformation. New York: Penguin, 2015.

Raith II, Charles. After Merit. John Calvin’s Theology of Works and Rewards. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016

Rublack, Ulinka. The Oxford Handbook of the Protestant Reformations (Oxford Handbooks in History). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Schilling, Heinz. Martin Luther: Rebel in an Age of Upheaval, Trans. Rona Johnston Gordon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.

Schwarz, Hans. True Faith in the True God: An Introduction to Luther’s Life and Thought, Revised and Expanded Edition. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2015.

Selderhuis, Herman, ed. Psalms 1-72. Reformation Commentary on Scripture. Downer Grove, IL: IVP, 2015.

Selderhuis, Herman J. and J. Marius J. Lange van Ravenswaay, eds. Luther and Calvinism. Image and Reception of Martin Luther in the History and Theology of Calvinism. Goettingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2017.

Sierhuis, Freya. The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics, and the Stage in the Dutch Republic. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Strathern,Paul. The Medici: Power, Money, and Ambition in the Italian Renaissance. New York: Pegasus Books, 2016.

Wengert,Timothy. Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses: With Introduction, Commentary, and Study Guide. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2015.

Wine, Ulrich A. and Mihai-D. Grigore, eds. Exportgut Reformation. Ihr Transfer in Kontaktzonen des 16. Jahrhunderts und die Gegenwart evangelischer Kirchen in Europa.  Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz 113. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2017.