Zwingli: An Introduction to His Thought

Synopsis

This book, by a leading Reformation scholar, is the only comprehensive introduction to Zwingli's thought for the student and general reader. In it Stephens discusses the main areas of debate in Zwingli studies and presents a variety of interpretations of his work. In the opening chapters, he places Zwingli in the context of Zurich and Switzerland in the sixteenth century, describes the various influences on Zwingli's development, and outlines his life and work as a reformer. The following two chapters introduce the main themes in Zwingli's thought, and these are related both to the life and work of the man himself as well as the views of other reformers. A final chapter considers Zwingli as a reformer and theologian, emphasizing, as Stephens does throughout the book, Zwingli's relevance today.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1992