An Overview of the Protestant ReformationEarly Efforts at Reform of the Church (1350 to 1500)Growing Conditions for ReformLuther Precipitates the ChallengeThe Emergence of the Swiss Reform MovementTheCatholic Counter-ReformationPolitical Repercussions (Early 1500s to Mid 1600s)The Wars of Religion (1618 to 1648)The Puritan Revolution in England (1640 to 1660)The European Settlement of AmericaOther Sources on the Reformation