Issue 48 Thomas Cranmer & the English Reformation (Full-color reprint)

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Courage When It Counted

Thomas Cranmer was the most cautious, even indecisive, of reformers—until his final hour.

Mark Galli

Why Queen Mary Was "Bloody"

And why her persecution of Protestants failed.

David Loades

Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: Did You Know?

Little-known and remarkable facts about Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation.

the Editor

From the Editor — Ordinary Hero

Except for the last hour of his life, Thomas Cranmer made no heroic stands and lived no radical lifestyle.

Mark Galli

A Tale of Two Martyrs

The burning of reformers Nicholas Ridley and Hugh Latimer.

John Foxe

Destroying the Monasteries

Where was Thomas Cranmer during this unscrupulous chapter in the English Reformation?

Paul Ayris

Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: A Gallery — Reform from on High

The English Reformation, more than others, was the work of the principalities and powers.

Don Alban, Jr.

The English Reformation’s Most Famous Martyrs

Who were Ridley and Latimer?

the Editors

Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: Christian History Timeline

Chronology of key events related to Thomas Cranmer.

Rudolph Heinze

Catholic Counterpoint

What was it like to be on the losing side of England’s Reformation?

Dennis Martin

Acrobat Theologian

It’s not easy to take a balanced view of doctrines like predestination and Communion—but Cranmer did.

Gerald Bray

The Most Healthful Medicine

Why, and how, everyone should read the Bible.

Thomas Cramner

Unmatched Masterpiece

The cadences of Cranmer’s Book of Common Prayer continue to nurture Christians worldwide.

Roger Beckwith

Perfect Words for the Contrite Heart

Contrition in the Book of Common Prayer.

Thomas Cranmer

Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: Recommended Resources

Resources to assist you in further research on Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation.

John Booty

Christian History Interview — The Tradition Continues

The distinctive legacy of Thomas Cranmer, and the Anglican “middle way” today.

Alister McGrath

History in the Making — Longhairs for Jesus

It scandalized many Christians and made Time magazine—so, like whatever happened to the Jesus Movement?

Jon Trott
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