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Will Durant - The Story of Civilization 06 - The Reformation


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Book Description
6th in the Civilization series - The Reformation toppled thrones, produced countless martyrs and spawned a host a new Christian sects.

VI. The Reformation (1957)
This volume covers the Protestant Reformation.

1. From John Wyclif to Martin Luther: 1300-1517
The Roman Catholic Church: 1300-1517
England, Wyclif, Chaucer, and the Great Revolt: 1308-1400
France Besieged: 1300-1461
Gallia Phoenix: 1453-1515
England in the Fifteenth Century: 1399-1509
Episode in Burgundy: 1363-1515
Middle Europe: 1300-1460
The Western Slavs: 1300-1516
The Ottoman Tide: 1300-1516
Portugal Inaugurates the Commercial Revolution: 1300-1517
Spain: 1300-1517
The Growth of Knowledge: 1300-1517
The Conquest of the Sea: 1492-1517
Erasmus the Forerunner: 1469-1517
Germany on the Eve of Luther: 1453-1517
2. The Religious Revolution: 1517-64
Luther: The Reformation in Germany: 1517-24
The Social Revolution: 1522-36
Zwingli: The Reformation in Switzerland: 1477-1531
Luther and Erasmus: 1517-36
The Faiths at War: 1525-60
John Calvin: 1509-64
Francis I and the Reformation in France: 1515-59
Henry VIII and Cardinal Wolsey: 1509-29
Henry VIII and Thomas More: 1529-35
Henry VIII and the Monasteries: 1535-47
Edward VI and Mary Tudor: 1547-58
From Robert Bruce to John Knox: 1300-1561
The Migrations of Reform: 1517-60
3. The Strangers in the Gate: 1300-1566
The Unification of Russia: 1300-1584
The Genius of Islam: 1258-1520
Suleiman the Magnificent: 1520-66
The Jews: 1300-1564
4. Behind the Scenes: 1517-1564
The Life of the People
Music: 1300-1564
Literature in the Age of Rabelais
Art in the Age of Holbein
Science in the Age of Copernicus
"People then, as now, were judged more by their manners than by their morals; the world forgave more readily the sins that were committed with the least vulgarity and the greatest grace. Here, as in everything but artillery and theology, Italy led the way." (p.766)
5. The Counter Reformation: 1517-65
The Church and Reform
The Popes and the Council
Epilogue: Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment

About the author
William James Durant (November 5, 1885 November 7, 1981) was an American philosopher, historian, and writer. He is best known for his authorship and co-authorship with his wife Ariel Durant of The Story of Civilization.
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