The Unquenchable Flame: Discovering the Heart of the Reformation
Burning pyres, nuns on the run, stirring courage, and comic relief: the Protestant Reformation is a gripping tale, packed with drama. But what motivated the Reformers? And what were they really like?
The Unquenchable Flame, a lively, accessible, and fully informative introduction to the Reformation by Michael Reeves, brings to life the movement’s most colorful characters (...more
I'm going to recommend it in my Church as a way to introduce and teach people about Reformation History.
It will be a great little add-on to an October Reformation Day Church service.
Reading something like this would be a good way to whet the appetite for som...more
The Unquenchable Flame
Discovering the Heart of the Reformation
By Michael Reeves
This is a good concise history of the Protestant Reformation. Reeves does a very good job in retelling the key events that led to the Reformation. He begins in chapter one by talking about the events that led up to October 31, 1517, when Martin Luther nailed his 95 thesis to the church door at Wittenberg, Germany. These events involved men such as John Wycliffe and Jan Hus.
Reeves helps correct...more
Michael Reeves has organized this book very well. Rather than attempting to write a purely chronological history of the era, he approaches the era by concentrating on how different re...more
Whenever people now ask me for an introduction to the Reformation, I will hand them this. I am certainly indebted to Reeves for such a great book...more
I highly enjoyed this book, and would definitely recommend it!