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Luther and Germany receive the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.067 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(most attention as the initiator and locus respectively of the evangelical movement to mid-century, while )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Calvin emerges as the key figure in the spread of Protestantism outside of Germany in the later sixteenth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(century. Indeed, Calvin?s influence is so great that the Reformed branch of Protestantism is generally )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(referred to as Calvinism, which obscures the considerable contribution of other theologians to that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(tradition?s development. In comparison to these two men, Ulrich Zwingli, who was Luther?s contemporary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and Calvin?s theological predecessor, is usually given short shrift, and Heinrich Bullinger, who was )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Zwingli?s successor in Zurich, scarcely rates mention. Bruce Gordon?s book on the Swiss Reformation is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 159.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(intended to counter this tendency by focusing on the emergence and impact of the Reformation in German-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 145.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(speaking Switzerland. Gordon has succeeded admirably, giving an English-language audience an in-depth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 130.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(view of a central but neglected area of the Reformation.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Gordon clearly delimits his study in his introduction: he is concerned only with the Protestant territories of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Swiss Confederation, and he ends his book in 1566 with the adoption of the Second Helvetic Confession, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which he characterizes as 'the fullest statement of Swiss Reformed thought'. The French-speaking Pays de )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vaud appears, because it was subject to Bern, but Geneva is specifically excluded on the grounds that it was )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(311)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Saturday, 1 February, 2003)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bruce Gordon)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.163 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 484.907 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(719051177X)] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.651 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.395 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2002)] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.139 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.883 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(49.99)] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.627 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.371 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(392pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.115 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.859 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Manchester University Press)] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.603 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.347 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Manchester)] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.091 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 313.835 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Amy Nelson Burnett)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 7183 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(not a member of the Swiss Confederation \(a status it did not achieve until the early nineteenth century\). The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(exclusion of Geneva makes sound sense for other reasons, however; given the amount of material available )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in English on Calvin and Geneva, its inclusion is unnecessary, and it would have distorted the focus on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(German-speaking Switzerland.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Gordon?s concentration on the German-speaking Reformed areas of Switzerland guarantees that the book?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(centre stage is Zurich, and the chief actors are the leaders of that city?s church: Ulrich Zwingli, as the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(initiator of reform; and Heinrich Bullinger, who not only stabilized the Zurich church following Zwingli?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(death in 1531, but over the next decade emerged as the most influential advocate of the Reformed position in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Switzerland. The book is not, however, devoted solely to the Zurich Reformation. One of the book?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(strengths is that Gordon moves beyond Zurich to describe developments in other Swiss territories: not only )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the major cities of Bern and Basel, but also the smaller cities of Schaffhausen and St. Gall. He also explains )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the complicated situation in the Mandated Territories, governed jointly by Protestant and Catholic )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Confederates and hence a breeding ground for the religious tensions that led to the Kappel Wars of 1529 and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1531. More general histories in English give only a brief and superficial description of the spread of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Reformation outside of Zurich, if they discuss it at all, and Gordon?s account provides a necessary corrective.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Although much of the book deals with the period after Zwingli?s death, Gordon emphasizes throughout the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(book that Ulrich Zwingli was the driving force behind the Swiss Reformation. Zwingli?s charismatic )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(personality and his distinctive theology shaped the course of the Reformation in Zurich, and Zurich?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(commitment to evangelical doctrine enabled other Swiss territories to embrace the Reformation as well. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Even after his premature death Zwingli continued to influence the Swiss Reformation, as his successors )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(struggled to give institutional form to a theology that exalted the spiritual to the detriment of anything )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(material or institutional. This, combined with the peculiar political and social structures of the Swiss )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Confederation, led to a type of Reformation distinctively different from the Lutheran Reformation in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Germany.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Before looking at the Reformation itself, however, Gordon summarizes the complicated history of the Swiss )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Confederation from its origin in the late thirteenth century to the eve of the Reformation. Given the almost )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(complete lack of works in English on the origin and expansion of the Swiss Confederation, this opening )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapter is both necessary and helpful for the general reader. It is also foundational for Gordon?s account of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sixteenth-century developments. He argues that the diversity which existed between the Confederation?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(members not only laid the basis for the conflict between the original mountain cantons which remained )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Catholic and the newer urban cantons which turned Protestant, but also led to significant differences among )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Protestant cantons.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The next three chapters deal with the outbreak and spread of the Reformation in Switzerland, from Zwingli?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(election as stipendiary priest in Zurich?s most prestigious church, the Grossmnster, at the very end of 1518, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to the disastrous aftermath of the Second Kappel War of 1531, in which Zwingli was killed. Throughout this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(section, Gordon focuses on political decisions, social unrest, and ecclesiastical reforms rather than on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(theological developments; in fact, his characterization of Zwingli?s theology comes at the end, rather than at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the beginning, of Chapter Two, devoted exclusively to Zwingli and Zurich. One consequence of this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(organization is a curious sense of emotional distance from the controversies of the early Reformation in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Zurich, although it also subtly reflects Gordon?s assertion that many Zurichers did not fully comprehend )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Zwingli?s teachings or their implications for religious life. When Gordon finally does give a brief outline of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Zwingli?s theology, he emphasizes the reformer?s strong dualism that contrasted the spirit with the flesh and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that led to a drive for both personal and corporate obedience to God?s law as expressed in scripture. Gordon )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sees the sharp division between the spiritual and the material as both the creative centre of Zwingli?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(theology and the source of future difficulties for the spread and development of Reformed theology.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 94.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The third chapter traces the spread of evangelical teaching to other places in Switzerland, stressing its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(kinship with Erasmian humanism, the importance of gaining the support of the political and intellectual elite )] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(for the new movement, and the role played by influential personalities such as Vadianus in St. Gall. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(disparate developments of the later 1520s are brought together in Chapter Four, where Gordon describes )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 7397 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(successful opposition to the evangelical movement in the cities of Lucerne, Zug, Fribourg and Solothurn, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and the gradual accumulation of tensions which resulted in the two battles between Catholic and evangelical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(territories, the first in 1529 and the second in 1531. Gordon emphasizes the ambivalent legacy left by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Zwingli?s death in battle and Bullinger?s key role in preserving Zwingli?s reformation.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In Chapter Five, Gordon summarizes religious and political developments throughout Switzerland from the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(adoption of the First Helvetic Confession in 1534 through the publication of the Second Helvetic Confession )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in 1566. Gordon calls these years a period of consolidation and turmoil. The Confederation?s Protestant )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(territories struggled to define their churches in opposition to Luther and in cooperation with Calvin. At the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(same time they had to face the hostility of their Catholic confederates, buoyed by the successes of Charles V )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in the Empire and by the Council of Trent.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The remaining chapters of the book are thematic in nature. In a chapter on 'the radical challenge', Gordon )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(argues that Zwingli?s dualism led inevitably to the emergence of critics who reduced the institutional )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(structures of the church to insignificance. Gordon discusses the two main groups who challenged the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Zwinglian Reformation throughout the Swiss Confederation: the Anabaptists, who faced heavy persecution )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in the 1520s and 1530s; and the spiritualists and non-conformists who emerged in the 1540s and were )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(largely tolerated ? especially in Basel ? as long as they did nothing to draw the attention of the leaders of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Reformed church.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 518.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The next two chapters treat the institutional and social effects of the Reformation, including the educational )] TJ ET BT 34.016 503.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reforms put into place to produce an educated clergy, the simplification of worship introduced through the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 489.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Reformed liturgy, and attempts to transform popular culture, from fashions in clothing to new attitudes )] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(towards death. A chapter on 'International Zwinglianism' naturally falls into two parts: a discussion of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Zwingli?s connections with southern Germany, and a survey of Bullinger?s contacts in France, England, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(eastern Europe, and the Netherlands, as well as his influence on Italy and Spain, largely through contacts )] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with religious refugees who settled in the Swiss Confederation. There is no discussion of Bullinger?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(influence in the Palatinate, for which the Zurich Reformer produced the Second Helvetic Confession. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Although the omission can be justified by the book?s cut-off date of 1566, some mention of the ties between )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Zurich and the \(future\) Reformed territories of the Holy Roman Empire would have been appropriate. A )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(final chapter on Swiss culture consists largely of short discussions of influential figures ranging from the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Hebrew professor and cosmographer Sebastian Mnster to the flamboyant and iconoclastic Paracelsus.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(For the small number of specialists in the Swiss Reformation, there is little that is new or unexpected in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 320.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Gordon?s book. The work is in fact a synthesis of research already available, but published only in German ? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 306.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(whether larger studies of the Zwinglian Reformation or of Swiss history in general, detailed histories of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(individual territories, or the countless shorter and more specialized treatments of individual topics. Gordon?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(book can best be compared to Gottfried Locher?s massive )] TJ ET BT 315.620 278.021 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Die Zwinglische Reformation im Rahmen der )] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.765 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(europischen Kirchengeschichte )] TJ ET BT 193.988 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht: Gttingen, 1979\))] TJ ET BT 411.620 263.765 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(.)] TJ ET BT 414.620 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Whereas Locher focuses )] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particularly on theological and ecclesiastical issues, Gordon devotes much more attention to social and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(cultural developments. This is reflected, for example, in his discussion of both the continuities and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(changes in burial practices in Zurich after the Reformation. Here, as elsewhere, Gordon builds on his own )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(research and his familiarity with Zurich. Other areas do not receive such detailed treatment, in part because )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(there are so few recent monographs on Swiss Protestant territories other than Zurich. A brief perusal of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(suggestions for further reading demonstrates how little has been published specifically on the Swiss )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Reformation outside of Zurich in recent years.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 137.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(These comments should not be construed as criticism, however, for that would be to mistake the intention of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 123.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the author. Gordon did not write his book for specialists; rather, he intended to make the fascinating twists )] TJ ET BT 34.016 109.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and turns of sixteenth-century Swiss history accessible to an English-speaking audience. The book contains )] TJ ET BT 34.016 94.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a number of features intended to assist the general reader. A chronology in the front of the book outlines the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(major political and religious developments in Switzerland between Zwingli?s birth in 1484 and Bullinger?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(death in 1575. There is also a convenient section of capsule biographies of principal figures, for readers )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(unfamiliar with the many individuals mentioned in the text. Gordon?s prose is eminently readable, his style )] TJ ET endstream endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 20 0 R ] /Contents 19 0 R >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Length 1477 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is appealing, and his choice of topics sound, making his book ideal as a text for an undergraduate course on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Reformation. )] TJ ET BT 118.340 782.213 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Swiss Reformation)] TJ ET BT 229.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( will also be useful to historians who want to move beyond the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(preoccupation with Luther and Calvin to look at an alternative model of Reformation. 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