Doctrine | Germany | Martin Luther

Luther’s Primary Works

Today’s free book is a collection of English translations of what the editor’s believed to be Martin Luther’s most important works. These include On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church, Address to the Christian Nobility and Concerning Christian Liberty. This public domain book was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library. Henry Wace…

Calvin | England | Huldreich Zwingli | Martin Luther | Philip Melanchthon

Protestant Thought Before Kant by A C McGiffert

Today’s free book is A.C. McGiffert’s survey of Protestant thought before the time of Immanuel Kant [1724-1804]. This public domain title was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library. Arthur Cushman McGiffert [1861-1933], Protestant Thought Before Kant. London: Duckworth & Co., 1911. Hbk. pp.261. [Click to visit the download page for this title]…

Avignon Papacy | Boniface VIII | Lollards | Papacy | Reformation

Origins of the Reformation by James MacKinnon

Today’s free book is James MacKinnon’s wide-ranging study of the factors that triggered the European Reformation. This public domain title was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College Library. James MacKinnon [1860-1945], The Origins of the Reformation. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1939. Hbk. pp.448. [Click here to visit the download page for this…

Inquisition | Nederlands | Philip II | Spain

Philip of Spain and the Netherlands by C.J. Cadoux

Today’s free book is C.J. Cadoux’s study of Philip II of Spain. This public domain title was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College Library. Were the nineteenth century “liberal” theologians wrong in their judgments upon the Spanish Inquisition in the Netherlands and in their assumnption that the blame (if blame there is) must…