Famous Places of the Reformed Church: A Religious Guidebook of Europe
Heidelberg Press 1910
Europe is the birthplace of all the Reformed churches, whether they go back to Zwingli, Calvin, or Knox, and James I. Good’s Famous Places of the Reformed Church acts as a historical guidebook from the Swiss Reformation to the early 20th century.
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- Foreword by Wm. Henry Roberts
- Outline to Calvinistic churches and the history
- Illustrations and appendixes
Praise for the Print Edition
There can be no doubt that this is a most entertaining book. Arranging his matter according to localities he has given us nothing less than a succinct account of the fortunes (not the doctrines) of the Reformed Church in Europe from the 16th century until the present day. And what a story it is! What heroism, what suffering, and what failures are again brought to mind by this little volume.
—Princeton Theological Review
- Title: Famous Places of the Reformed Church: A Religious Guidebook of Europe
- Author: James I. Good
- Publisher: Heidelberg Press
- Publication Date: 1910
- Pages: 457
About James I. Good
James I. Good (1850–1924) was a noted church historian born in York, PA. Educated at Lafayette College and Union Theological Seminary, Good pastored Reformed churches in Pennsylvania for 30 years and also taught church history at Ursinus College. He was then promoted to the professor of dogmatics and pastoral theology, and then the dean of the school. In 1907, he moved to Central Theological Seminary where he was a professor of Reformed Church history and liturgics. From 1911 to 1914 he was president of the general synod of the Reformed Church in the United States. In recognition of his services as a Reformed Church historian, he was made an honorary member of the Huguenot Society of Germany.