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Oberman, Heiko Augustinus

Works: 327 works in 1,214 publications in 6 languages and 24,886 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history  Conference papers and proceedings  Reference works  Comparative studies  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Publishing director, Correspondent, Creator, Recipient
Classifications: BR325, 270.6
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Most widely held works by Heiko Augustinus Oberman
Luther : man between God and the Devil by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( Book )

86 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of sixteenth-century German religious reformer Martin Luther, providing historical context for discussion of his life, and describing the way Luther saw the world
The two Reformations : the journey from the last days to the new world by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this last collection of his vital, controversial, and accessible writings, Heiko A. Oberman seeks to liberate and broaden our understanding of the European Reformation, from its origins in medieval philosophy and theology through the Puritan settlers who brought Calvin's vision to the New World. Ranging over many topics, Oberman finds fascinating connections between aspects of the Reformation and twentieth century history and thought - most notably the connection to Nazism and the Holocaust. He revisits his earlier work on the history of anti-Semitism, rejects the notion of an unbroken line from Luther to Hitler to the Holocaust, and offers a new perspective on the Christian legacy of anti-Semitism and its murderous result in the twentieth century." "Oberman demonstrates how the simplifications and rigidities of modern historiography have obscured the existential spirits of such great figures as Luther and Calvin. He explores the debt of both Luther and Calvin to medieval religious thought and the impact of diverse features of "the long fifteenth century"--Including the Black Death, nominalism, humanism, and the Conciliar Movement - on the Reformation. Drawing on a long and illustrious career of research, close study of primary sources, and deep reflection, Oberman shows how the study of the traditions and thinking of the Reformation illuminates not only a part of history but also the modern world and our assumptions about it."--Jacket
Itinerarium Italicum : the profile of the Italian renaissance in the mirror of its European transformations : dedicated to Paul Oskar Kristeller on the occasion of his 70th birthday by Paul Oskar Kristeller( )

23 editions published in 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harvest of medieval theology : Gabriel Biel and late medieval nominalism by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( Book )

52 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oberman explains the theology and philosophy of late medieval nominalism through a detailed analysis of the writings of Gabriel Biel, the famous German disciple of William Ockham. The book discusses all the themes of Biel's thought: the dialectic of the two powers of God, grace, predestination, justification, Christology, Mariology, eucharist, and mysticism. Because Biel is believed to have had a profound influence on the young Martin Luther, Oberman's book is as important for Reformation scholars as it is for medievalists."--Jacket
The Reformation : roots and ramifications by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this wide-ranging volume, Heiko A. Oberman traces threads of continuity flowing to and from the Reformation. The often denied and generally misunderstood ""continuities"" between theological directions of the later Middle Ages, the theological reformation of the early sixteenth century, and subsequent developments are constantly illuminated through exacting detail and compelling insights
Handbook of European history, 1400-1600 : late Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation by Thomas A Brady( Book )

25 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Handbook of European History 1400-1600 brings together the best scholarship into an array of topical chapters that present current knowledge and thinking in ways useful to the specialist and accessible to students and to the educated non-specialist. Forty-one leading scholars in this field of history present the state of knowledge about the grand themes, main controversies and fruitful directions for research of European history in this era. Volume 1 (Structures and Assertions) describes the people, lands, religions and political structures which define the setting for this historical period. Volume 2 (Visions, Programs, Outcomes) covers the early stages of the process by which newly established confessional structures began to work their way among the populace. - Publisher
Forerunners of the Reformation : the shape of late medieval thought by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oberman's groundbreaking Reader transfers discussion of late medieval Christian thought from the private studies of the specialists to more general use and understanding, and explains the significance of the ideas of the time. Although this 'late medieval reader' does not exhaust the riches of the period between the High Middle Ages and the Reformation era, it introduces the reader to aspects of such major themes as conciliarism, curialism, mysticism, scholasticism, the spiritualityu of the Devotio Moderna, and the impact of Renaissance humanism." - back cover
Masters of the reformation : the emergence of a new intellectual climate in Europe by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( Book )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in German and English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heiko A. Oberman's Masters of the Reformation - first published in German under the title Werden and Wertung der Reformation - is a general survey of academic thought and its impact on a wider world from the later Middle Ages to the emergence of Luther and the city Reformation. The book uses the early history of the University of Tubingen to illuminate late fifteenth-century theological developments and the first stirrings of the Reformation. Oberman shows from the beginning that the University of Tubingen was no ivory tower. Rather, it was a vantage point from which important trends were discerned and vital impulses disseminated. In a second section, he then describes the creation of a distinctive `Tübingen school', actively involved in the territorial policies of Württemberg and wrestling with the major ethical problems of the day. In the third section of the book, convincing links are established between the nominalist tradition and the intellectual context of the south German Reformation. Oberman emphasizes the practical application of theology to social and ethical issues, and shows how this prepared the way for the Reformation as a spiritual and material liberation"--Back cover
The dawn of the Reformation : essays in late medieval and early Reformation thought by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( Book )

26 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opening chapters consider late medieval thought and the emergence of the young Luther at the center of the Reformation movement. There follows a study of the impact upon Luther of the philological, spiritual, and philosophical traditions of sixteenth-century Europe. These traditions are fully examined in order to discern what Luther and his followers silently ignored or rejected, thus delineating what is new and original in early Reformation thought. The remaining chapters move from Luther to the wider world of events marking the Reformation era: the Peasant War, the Copernican Revolution, the beginning of the Counter-Reformation, and the reforms initiated by the Council of Trent. - Cover
True Christianity by Johann Arndt( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Schweitzer has called Johann Arndt the the prophet of interior Protestantism. This great German Lutheran mystic and follower of Melanchthon aroused Calvinist hostility by his spirituality of Christ in the heart of man. He was deposed as pastor of Bedeborn for refusing More ... to abide by the orders of his Calvinist duke. Inspired by Bernard of Clairvaux, Angela of Foligno, John Tauler and Thomas a Kempis, he later came to be venerated by the Pietists. True Christianity is his principal mystical work and one of the most important in the Protestant tradition. He published the first book of this work, which is presented here, in 1605. He added three other books at a later date and two more were appended posthumously. Books two to six are represented in this volume by selected excerpts
The roots of anti-Semitism in the age of Renaissance and Reformation by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pursuit of holiness in late medieval and Renaissance religion; papers from the University of Michigan Conference by Charles Edward Trinkaus( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Dutch and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christianity divided : Protestant and Roman Catholic theological issues by Daniel Callahan( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defensorium obedientiae apostolicae et alia documenta by Gabriel Biel( Book )

19 editions published in 1968 in 4 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impact of the Reformation : essays by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( Book )

10 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays from a distinguished scholar of medieval, Renaissance, and Reformation history examines one of the most fascinating and turbulent periods of human history from the perspective of the social history of ideas. Taking advantage of the windows offered by late medieval scholastic thought, the Modern Devotion, Johann von Staupitz, Martin Luther, Marian piety, and the escalation of anti-Semitism, Heiko A. Oberman illumines the social and intellectual context for the reform of church and society in the sixteenth century. These programmatic essays not only provide analyses of Reformation events but also contribute to the contemporary search for new methods and models that better capture the meaning of that period. Recognizing the distance between intellectual and social historians of the Reformation, Oberman seeks to bridge the gap by pursuing an innovative path. The impact of the Reformation is traced through everyday life as well as through individual programs for change
Luther and the dawn of the modern era : papers for the fourth International Congress for Luther Research by Martin Luther( Book )

14 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anticlericalism in late medieval and early modern Europe by Peter A Dykema( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traditionally anticlericalism has been regarded as a significant historical factor, by some historians even as the unifying focal point for the host of movements known as the Reformation of the sixteenth century. In forty-one essays eminent historians of culture, religion, and society redefine and redirect the debate regarding the scope and impact of European anticlericalism during the period 1300-1700. The meaning of reform and resentment is here clearly articulated and the sentiments are analyzed which were directed first against all levels of the Roman hierarchy and later as well against the evangelical pastor." "Using sources drawn from a wide variety of city and village archives, of literary genres and theological tracts, the articles presented here uncover the clusters of reform hope and bitter resentment directed toward parish priest, monk, bishop and pope, in addition to the early Protestant clergy. The volume highlights the continuity and discontinuity of anticlerical passion, language, goals and actions between the late medieval and Reformation periods."--BOOK JACKET
Via Augustini : Augustine in the later Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation : essays in honor of Damasus Trapp, O.S.A. by Frank A James( Book )

14 editions published in 1991 in English and Latin and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wurzeln des Antisemitismus : Christenangst und Judenplage im Zeitalter von Humanismus und Reformation by Heiko Augustinus Oberman( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the anti-Jewish attitudes of Christian theologians in the 16th century (particularly in Germany), in the perspective of historical development from medieval fanaticism to modern racism. Focuses on the views of Luther, Reuchlin, and Erasmus, while discussing other theologians as well (Calvin, Pfefferkorn, Zwingli, etc.). Even the Humanists, who spoke for tolerance and civil rights supported the idea of a society free of Jews as advocated by Luther. Contends that Luther's anti-Judaism was strictly theological - he was not the father of modern antisemitism
Continuity and change : the harvest of late medieval and Reformation history : essays presented to Heiko A. Oberman on his 70th birthday( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Handbook of European history, 1400-1600 : late Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation
The two Reformations : the journey from the last days to the new worldThe harvest of medieval theology : Gabriel Biel and late medieval nominalismThe Reformation : roots and ramificationsHandbook of European history, 1400-1600 : late Middle Ages, Renaissance, and ReformationForerunners of the Reformation : the shape of late medieval thoughtMasters of the reformation : the emergence of a new intellectual climate in EuropeThe dawn of the Reformation : essays in late medieval and early Reformation thoughtTrue Christianity
Alternative Names
Heiko A. Oberman

Heiko A. Oberman historiador neerlandés

Heiko Augustinus Oberman niederländischer Kirchenhistoriker

Heiko Oberman Dutch historian

Heiko Oberman historien néerlandais

Heiko Oberman storico e teologo olandese

Oberman, H. A.

Oberman, H. A. 1930-2001

Oberman Heiko

Oberman, Heiko 1930-2001

Oberman Heiko A.

Oberman, Heiko A. 1930-2001

Oberman, Heiko A. (Heiko Augustinus)

Oberman, Heiko A. (Heiko Augustinus), 1930-2001

Oberman, Heiko Agustinus

Oberman, Heiko Augustinus 1930-2001

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