Selling the Reformation

A review of Andrew Pettegree

Luther understood the “aesthetics of the book” but not the economics of the book. He never made a pfennig from his publications.


Speed Limits, by Mark C. Taylor

Mark Taylor's cultural history of speed starts at the Reformation and examines the interwoven threads of religion, society, politics, art, and economics.


The Many Faces of Christ, by Philip Jenkins

Fall books

Phil Jenkins's abundant evidence gives lie to the traditional assumption that all but the four canonical Gospels were effectively squelched in the fourth century.


Blame it on Luther

How has Western society become so fractious, polarized and secular? Why are we powerless to curb consumerism? Brad Gregory blames the Reformation.