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The Reformers
"Therefore we conclude that
a man is justified by faith
without the deeds of the law"
(Romans 3:28).

artin Luther dealt the symbolic blow that began the Reformation when he nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Church. That document contained an attack on papal abuses and the sale of indulgences by church officials.
    But Luther himself saw the Reformation as something far more important than a revolt against ecclesiastical abuses. He believed it was a fight for the gospel. Luther even stated that he would have happily yielded every point of dispute to the Pope, if only the Pope had affirmed the gospel.
    And at the heart of the gospel, in Luther's estimation, was the doctrine of justification by faith—the teaching that Christ's own righteousness is imputed to those who believe, and on that ground alone, they are accepted by God.
    That doctrine, often called the Material Principle of the Reformation, is what the apostle Paul taught as well: "To him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness" (Rom. 4:5).

Church History Timeline
The Reformation section from Clay McKinney's ordered list of significant events in church history.

William Tyndale

Check the gallery at this site. It's filled with pictures and information about William Tyndale, whose work making the Bible available in English paved the way for the Reformation in England.

The History of Protestantism

by Rev. J.A. Wylie, LL.D. A Protestant account of the Protestant Reformation.

Documents of the Protestant Reformation

Selected Works of Martin Luther

Calvin's Commentaries

John Calvin

John Knox

Richard Hooker

Richard Hooker is to Anglicanism what Martin Luther is to Lutheranism: the theological mind that defined the ethos of a Church. Modern Anglicanism still bears the stamp of his thinking. Some would say he is the rock on which the Reformation in England foundered.

Richard Hooker on Justification

A sermon from the father of Anglicanism.

Huguenot History

A history of the Reformation in France.

Scottish Preachers Hall of Fame

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