Courage and Conviction
Chronicles of the Reformation Church
History Lives Volume 3
Let history come to life – just the way it should!
Read the stories of the reformers in the 16th and 17th centuries who changed the face of the Christian church forever.
Courage and Conviction covers from 1517 to 1700 A.D., this 3rd volume of the History Lives! set tells us the stories of the reformers who changed the face of the Christian church for all time. Meet the German monk, the French scholar, and the Scottish tutor whose protests about corruption in the church were not welcomed by many in leadership but won the hearts of millions of the common people across Europe.
Men and women of amazing, God-given strengths and gifts who brought sweeping changes to church, government, school, and most of all the way we worship and how we receive God’s Word.
It was a time of war and upheaval, but also a time of promise and hope. From Erasmus and Luther to Katherine Parr and William Bradford, God used different personalities in different places to bring sweeping changes to church government and the way we worship. Learn from their mistakes and be encouraged by their amazing strengths and gifts.
All Volumes in the History Lives Series are:
- Volume 1: Peril and Peace: Chronicles of the Ancient Church
- Vol 2: Monks and Mystics: Chronicles of the Medieval Church
- Volume 3: Courage and Conviction: Chronicles of the Reformation Church
- Vol 4: Hearts and Hands: Chronicles of the Awakening Church
- Volume 5: Rescue and Redeem: Chronicles of the Modern Church
About the Authors
Brandon and Mindy Withrow have both taught history at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia.
Extra features throughout this book look deeper into issues such as the Scientific Revolution, wars of religion, the Puritans, and the settling of the Americas.
This is the third book in a series intended to cover the history of the Christian church through its people and key events. They are written with 9-14 year olds in mind but the modern, relaxed and enthusiastic style is infectious. This is history without the wooliness – and with all the wonder.