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…

Reformation

Luther and Reformation by James Atkinson

James Atkinson’s masterly analysis of Martin Luther’s role in the Reformation is volume 4 in the Paternoster Church History series, edited by F.F. Bruce. It also covers Calvin, Zwingli, Henry VIII, Edward VI,. Mary Tudor and Elizabeth I. The Paternoster Press has never held the digital rights for this title. All reasonable efforts have been…

Calvin | Martin Luther | Reformation

Merle d’Aubigné’s History of the Reformation Vols. 1-5

Jean-Henri Merle d’Aubigné (16 August 1794 – 21 October 1872) was a Swiss historian of the Reformation, His writings reflect the thoroughness of his research and some are still in-print today. This title is in the public domain. Jean-Henri Merle d’Aubigné [1794-1872], History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Vols. 1-5. London: Religious Tract…

John Wycliffe | Reformation

Wayside Sketches in Ecclesiastical History. 9 Lectures by Charles Bigg

Professor Bigg’s nine lectures on various aspects of ecclesiastical history were given a different times and to different audiences, Nevertheless, but he sees the common thread of the development of the church running through them. This title is in the public domain. Charles Bigg [1840–1908], Wayside Sketches in Ecclesiastical History. Nine Lectures with Notes and…