Religion Booknotes

Burning to Read
English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation Opponents
James Simpson
Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, $27.95, 368 pp.

According to the standard argument of Protestant historiography, the sixteenth-century struggle to provide a vernacular Bible, with the corresponding doctrine that each person can come to a knowledge of faith sola scriptura, was a pivotal moment in...

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About the Author

Lawrence Cunningham is John O'Brien professor of Theology (Emeritus) at the University of Notre Dame.