The Encyclopedia of Protestantism

An essential resource for all religion students, this widely applauded work, containing over 1040 entries and filling 4 full volumes in its print version, is the definitive reference to the history and beliefs that continue to exert a profound influence on Western thought. Featuring articles written by an international team of specialists and scholars, the encyclopedia traces the course of Protestantism from its beginnings prior to 1517, when Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of Wittenberg Cathedral, to the vital and diverse international scene of the present day.

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The Encyclopedia of Protestantism. First Edition. Hans J. Hillerbrand. Routledge,2004. Routledge Religion Online. Taylor & Francis.24 September 2017 <>