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Five Leading Reformers

Lives at a Watershed of History

Christopher Catherwood
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Christopher Catherwood summarises the lives of Martin Luther, John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli, Thomas Cranmer and John Knox. He unlocks the motivation, the power and drive that pushed these men to risk their position, their livelihoods and their lives.

Christopher Catherwood

About Christopher Catherwood

Christopher Catherwood is Martyn Lloyd–Jones’ grandson. He has taught 20th century and church history at the Cambridge–based INSTEP programme and is an Associate of Churchill College, Cambridge.


  • Author: Christopher Catherwood
  • Release Date: March 2010
  • Pages: 208
  • Format: Trade paperback
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130
  • ISBN: 9781845505530
  • Imprint: Christian Focus
  • Category: History & Biography > Biography > Biography & Autobiography
  • Series: Biography


This is a vigorous insider's account of five churchmen and theologians prominent in the movement that transformed the face of Christendom. The author emphasises especially the political dimension of the reformation, and with it the emancipation of lay people. He corrects caricatures, without portraying plaster saints. This is a religious biography with a message for today, lest we forget.

David Wright, (1937-2008) Senior Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History, New College, University of Edinburgh

Reading this was a joy, it was short and witty, containing enough detail to be obviously informative and well researched yet it spoke in non-academic language expressing its message easily, confidently and vividly. It was easy to be drawn into the story as the pace was quick, well structured and modern in its approach.

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