Roots of the Reformation
As a faithful Catholic, Karl Adam gives a historically-sensitive and accurate analysis of the causes of the Reformation, one that stands as a valid and sometimes unsettling challenge to the presuppositions of Protestants and Catholics alike.
Adam was born in Bavaria in 1876. He attended the Philosophical and Theological Seminary at Regensburg and was ordained in 1900. Adam spent the next two years doing parish work. Adam received his doctorate at the University of Munich in 1904.
In 1915, he became a professor of theology in Munich. Two years later, he accep ...more