Inside the Reformation: The Times That Changed the World, new from Concordia Publishing House, takes readers of all ages on a visual journey through the life and times of the Reformation.
With full-color photos and illustrations on every one of its 72 pages, Inside the Reformation gives readers a glimpse of how people lived, what they wore, the music they listened to and other details of life nearly 500 years ago.
A two-page spread on “Knights,” for example, explains that they “worked for noblemen to protect their property and enforce the laws” and includes photos and descriptions of the armor knights wore and the weapons they used.
“It’s not just about learning the history of the Church,” said Mark Sengele, the book’s editor. “The Reformation was an important part of world history as well. Everything changed when Luther nailed those 95 Theses to that door.”
Among topics the new book describes are the Holy Roman Empire, world explorers, inventors and inventions, city life, medicine, education, monks, travel, relics, Wittenberg, art, architecture, St. Peter’s Basilica, indulgences, the 95 Theses, rulers and princes, Martin and Katharina Luther, Philip Melanchthon, the Augsburg Confession, the printing press, Luther’s writings and other reformers. The book also features a “World History Timeline.”
CPH also has prepared an online quiz that’s based on information in the book. To take the quiz, click here.
Inside the Reformation (item no. 124392WEB) is on sale for $14.99 ($2 off the regular price of $16.99) through Dec. 31.
Other books that relate to the Reformation (celebrated on Oct. 31), also on sale, include:
- Luther: Echoes of the Hammer, by Susan K. Leigh (published in 2011, item no. 562478WEB), $9.99 (regular price $12.99), and
- Martin Luther: A Man Who Changed the World, by the Rev. Dr. Paul L. Maier (2004, item no. 562274WEB), $7.99 (regular price $10.99).
For more information, or to order any of these products, call CPH at 800-325-3040 or visit www.cph.org. Prices listed do not include shipping charges.
Posted Oct. 9, 2012