Amy Nelson Burnett, Ph.D. (1989), is the Varner Professor of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the author of several books and articles on the Swiss Reformation, including Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and their Message in Basel, 1529-1629 (2006).
Emidio Campi, Dr. theol. Dr. h.c., is Professor Emeritus of Church History and Director Emeritus of the Institute for Swiss Reformation History at the University of Zurich. He has written widely on the Swiss Reformation. His latest book is Shifting Patterns of Reformed Tradition (2014).
Students and scholars of early modern history, church history, and historical theology, as well as university and seminary libraries and educated laity interested in the Reformation.
“In scope and detail this book has no equal in the English language—or perhaps any language for that matter. […] without doubt the best available in its field.”
C. Arnold Snyder, Conrad Grebel University College. In: The Mennonite Quarterly Review, Vol. 91 (July 2017), pp. 428-432.
“This Companion can be recommended as a succinct point of orientation for all students and researchers with interest in the Swiss Reformation.”
Beat Kümin, University of Warwick. In: Journal of Ecclesiastical History, Vol. 68. No. 4 (October 2017), pp. 869-871.
Table of contents
List of Contributors
List of Maps
List of Illustrations
Part One: Background
Amy Nelson Burnett and Emidio Campi
Chapter One: The Swiss Confederation Before the Reformation
Part Two: The Reformation
Chapter Two: The Reformation in Zurich
Chapter Three: The Reformation in Bern
Chapter Four: The Reformation in Basel
Amy Nelson Burnett
Chapter Five: The Reformation in Schaffhausen
Chapter Six: The Reformation in St. Gallen and Appenzell
Chapter Seven: Failed Reformations
Chapter Eight: The Reformation in the Three Leagues
Chapter Nine: Francophone Territories Allied to the Swiss Confederation
Michael W. Bruening
Chapter Ten: The Swiss Anabaptists
Part Three: Outcomes
Chapter Eleven: Theological Profile
Chapter Twelve: Church Organization, Discipline, and Worship
Chapter Thirteen: Schools and Education
Chapter Fourteen: Swiss Society: Family, Gender, and the Poor
Kaspar von Greyerz
Chapter Fifteen: Reformation Culture
Chapter Sixteen: Religious Stalemate and Confessional Alignments