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Inventing Authority: The Use of the Church Fathers in Reformation Debates Over the Eucharist
Adding great historical insight to the events of the sixteenth century, Inventing Authority uncovers how and why the Protestant reformers came, in their dissent from the Catholic church, to turn to the Church Fathers and align their movements with the early church. Discovering that the reformers most frequently appealed to patristic sources in polemical contexts, Esther Ch ...more
Hardcover, 197 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Baylor University Press
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