Bibliography on Reformation Ethics

Compiled by Charles Bellinger


Althaus, Paul. The Ethics of Martin Luther. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1972.

Balke, Willem. Calvin and the Anabaptist Radicals. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1981.

Baylor, Michael G. Action and Person : Conscience in Late Scholasticism and the Young Luther. Leiden: Brill, 1977.

Baylor, Michael G., ed. The Radical Reformation. Cambridge, UK: New York, 1991.

Calvin, Jean, and Benjamin Wirt Farley. Treatises against the Anabaptists and against the Libertines. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1982.

Chung, Sueng Hoon. Spirituality and Social Ethics in John Calvin : A Pneumatological Perspective. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2000.

De Klerk, Peter. Calvin and Christian Ethics : Papers and Responses Presented at the Fifth Colloquium on Calvin & Calvin Studies. Grand Rapids: Calvin Studies Society, 1987.

Estep, William Roscoe. The Anabaptist Story : An Introduction to Sixteenth-Century Anabaptism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996.

Forde, Gerhard O. The Captivation of the Will: Luther vs. Erasmus on Freedom and Bondage. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

Forell, George Wolfgang. Faith Active in Love: An Investigation of the Principles Underlying Luther's Social Ethics. New York: American Press, 1954.

Friesen, Abraham. Erasmus, the Anabaptists, and the Great Commission. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.

Harkness, Georgia Elma. John Calvin: The Man and His Ethics. New York: Abingdon Press, 1958.

Holl, Karl, James Luther Adams, and Walter F. Bense. The Reconstruction of Morality. Minneapolis: Augsburg Pub. House, 1979.

Hubmaier, Balthasar, H. Wayne Pipkin, and John Howard Yoder. Balthasar Hubmaier, Theologian of Anabaptism. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 1989.

Lage, Dietmar. Martin Luther's Christology and Ethics. Lewiston N.Y.: E. Mellen Press, 1990.

Lazareth, William Henry. Luther on the Christian Home: An Application of the Social Ethics of the Reformation. Philadelphia: Muhlenberg Press, 1960.

Liechty, Daniel. Early Anabaptist Spirituality : Selected Writings. New York: Paulist Press, 1994.

Loeschen, John R. The Divine Community : Trinity, Church, and Ethics in Reformation Theologies. Kirksville, MO: Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers, 1981.

Loewen, Harry, Steven M. Nolt, Carol Duerksen, and Elwood Yoder. Through Fire & Water : An Overview of Mennonite History. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1996.

McGrath, Alister E. A Life of John Calvin: A Study in the Shaping of Western Culture. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 1990.

McKim, Donald K., ed. The Cambridge Companion to Martin Luther. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Meistad, Tore. Martin Luther and John Wesley on the Sermon on the Mount. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1999.

Mentzer, Raymond A. Sin and the Calvinists: Morals Control and the Consistory in the Reformed Tradition. Kirksville, MO: Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers, 1994.

Mitchell, Robert M. Calvin's and the Puritan's View of the Protestant Ethic. Washington: University Press of America, 1979.

Packull, Werner O. Hutterite Beginnings : Communitarian Experiments During the Reformation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Painter, Mark A. The Depravity of Wisdom : The Protestant Reformation and the Disengagement of Knowledge from Virtue in Modern Philosophy. Aldershot, Hants, England: Brookfield Vt., 1999.

Redekop, Benjamin W., and Calvin Wall Redekop. Power, Authority, and the Anabaptist Tradition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Sauer, James B. Faithful Ethics According to John Calvin : The Teachability of the Heart. Lewiston: E. Mellen Press, 1997.

Weber, Max. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. New York: Scribner, 1958.

Williams, George Huntston. The Radical Reformation. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1962.

Yoder, John Howard. The Priestly Kingdom : Social Ethics as Gospel. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1984.

Yoder, John Howard, and Michael Sattler. The Legacy of Michael Sattler. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1973.

Zuck, Lowell H. Christianity and Revolution : Radical Christian Testimonies, 1520-1650. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1975.