Theology and Theory 
  • Marc Bloch, The Royal Touch: Sacred Monarchy and Scrofula in England and France, trans. J. E. Anderson (London, 1973) 
  • Horton Davies, Worship and Theology (Princeton, 1961-75)
  • Emile Durkheim, The Elementary Forms of Religious Life, trans. Joseph Ward Swain (New York, 1915) 
  • Mircea Eliade, The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion, trans. Willard R. Trask (New York, 1957) 
  • Ernst Kantorowicz, The King's Two Bodies: A Study in Medieval Political Theology (Princeton, 1957) 
  • Rudolph Otto, The Idea of the Holy, trans. John W. Harvey (New York, 1958) 
  • Jaroslav Pelikan, The Growth of Medieval Theology (600-1300); The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine (Chicago, 1984) 
  • _______, Reformation of Church and Dogma (1300-1700); The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine (Chicago, 1984)
  • Jonathan Z. Smith, To Take Place: Toward Theory in Ritual (Chicago, 1987) 
  • Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic (New York, 1971) 
  • Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, trans. Talcott Parsons (New York, 1958) 

Pre-Reformation Histories and Long Views 
  •  Aston, Margaret, Lollards and Reformers: Images and Literacy in Late Medieval Religion (London, 1984) 
  • Paul Binski, Medieval Death: Ritual and Representation, (Ithaca,1996) 
  • _____, Westminster Abbey and the Plantaganets: Kingship and the Representation of Power, 1200-1400 (New Haven, 1995) 
  • John Bossy, Christianity in the West, 1400-1700 (Oxford, 1985) 
  • Peter Brown, The Cult of the Saints (Chicago, 1981) 
  • _____, Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity (Berkeley, 1982) 
  • Carolyn Walker Bynum, The Resurrection of the Body 
  • Anne Hudson, The Premature Reformation: Wycliffite Texts and Lollard History (Oxford, 1988) 
  • K.B. McFarlane, John Wycliffe and the Beginnings of English Nonconformity (London, 1972) 
  • Ann Elenjholm Nichols, Seeable Signs: The Iconography of the Seven Sacraments, 1350-1544 (Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, 1994)
  • Miri Rubin, Corpus Christi: The Eucharist in Late Medieval Culture (Cambridge, 1984) 

Early Reformations: Tudor England 
  • Margaret Aston, England's Iconoclasts: Laws Against Images (Oxford, 1988), v. 1.
  • ___, The King's Bedpost: Reformation and Iconography in a Tudor Group Portrait (Cambridge, 1993) 
  • Susan Brigden, London and the Reformation (Oxford, 1989) 
  • Peter Brooks, Thomas Cranmer's Doctrine of the Eucharist: An Essay in Historical Development (London, 1965) 
  • William A. Clebsch, England's Earliest Protestants, 1520-1535 (New Haven, 1964) 
  • Patrick Collinson, The Elizabethan Puritan Movement (Oxford, 1990) 
  • _____, Godly People (London, 1983) 
  • _____, The Religion of Protestants: The Church in English Society, 1559-1625 (Oxford, 1982)
  • David Cressy and Lori Anne Ferrell, eds., Religion and Society in Early Modern England: A Sourcebook (New York, 1996) 
  • A.G. Dickens, English Reformation (London, 1964) 
  • Eamon Duffy, The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, 1400-1580 (New Haven, 1992)
  • Carlos M. N. Eire, War Against the Idols: The Reformation of Worship From Erasmus to Calvin (Cambridge, 1986) 
  • Christopher Haigh, English Reformations: Religion, Politics, and Society under the Tudors (Oxford, 1993) 
  • _____, "The Recent historiography of the English Reformation" in The English Reformation Revised (Cambridge, 1987) 
  • William P. Haugaard, Elizabeth and the English Reformation: The Struggle for a Stable Settlement of Religion (Cambridge, 1968) 
  • Norman L. Jones, Faith by Statute: Parliament and the Settlement of Religion, 1559 (London, 1982) 
  • Peter Lake, Anglicans and Puritans? Presbyterian and English Conformist Thought from Whitgift to Hooker (London, 1988) 
  • _____, Moderate Puritans and the Elizabethan Church (Cambridge, 1982) 
  • David Loades, Revolution in Religion: The English Reformation 1530-1570 (Cardiff, 1992) 
  • Diarmaid MacCulloch, Building a Godly Realm: The Establishment of English Protestantism 1558-1603 in New Appreciations in History series 27 (1992) 
  • _____, The Later Reformation in England 1547-1603 (New York, 1990) 
  • _____, Thomas Cranmer (New Haven, 1996) 
  • Michael Questier, Conversion, Politics and Religion in England, 1580-1625 (Cambridge, 1996) 
  • Alexandra Walsham, Church Papists: Catholicism, Conformity and Confessional Polemic in Early Modern England (London, 1993) 
  • Robert Whiting, The Blind Devotion of the People: Popular Religion and the English Reformation (Cambridge, 1989) 

Reform and Revolution: Stuart England 
  • Patricia Crawford, Women and Religion, 1500-1720 (London, 1993) 
  • Julian Davies, The Caroline Captivity of the Church: Charles I and the Remoulding of Anglicanism (Oxford, 1992) 
  • J. C. Davis. Fear, Myth and History: The Ranters and Historians (Cambridge, 1986)
  • Kenneth Fincham, ed., The Early Stuart Church, 1603-1642 (Stanford, 1993) 
  • William Haller, The Rise of Puritanism (New York, 1938) 
  • ____, Liberty and Reformation in the Puritan Revolution (New York, 1955) 
  • Christopher Hill, The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution (New York, 1972) 
  • Ronald Hutton, The Rise and Fall of Merry England (Oxford, 1994)
  • William Lamont, Godly Rule: Politics and Religion, 1603-60 (London,1969) 
  • B. Manning, ed. Politics, Religion and the English Civil War (London, 1973) 
  • Anthony Milton, Catholic and Reformed: The Roman and Protestant Churches in English Protestant Thought 1600-1640 (Cambridge, 1995)
  • John Morrill, The Nature of the English Revolution (London, 1993) 
  • Brown Patterson, James VI and I and the Reunion of Christendom (Cambridge, 1997)
  • Murray Tolmie, The Triumph of the Saints: The Separate Churches of London, 1616- 1649 (Cambridge, 1977) 
  • Nicholas Tyacke, Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism, c. 1590-1640 (Oxford, 1987) 
  • Michael Walzer, The Revolution of the Saints: A Study in the Origins of Radical Politics (New York, 1976) 
  • Peter White, Predestination, Policy and Polemic: Conflict and Consensus in the English Church from the Reformation to the Civil War (Cambridge, 1992) 
  • S. P. Woodhouse, ed. Puritanism and Liberty (1938; London, 1992)
  • Reformation Culture 
    • Susan Amussen, An Ordered Society (Oxford, 1988) 
    • Sydney Anglo, Spectacle, Pageantry, and Early Tudor Policy (Oxford, 1969) 
    • Marie Axton, The Queen's Two Bodies (London, 1977) 
    • David Cressy, Bonfire and Bells: National Memory and the Protestant Calendar (Berkeley, 1989)
    • _____, Literacy and the Social Order: Reading and Writing in Tudor and Stuart England (1980) 
    • _____, Ritual 
    • Stephen Greenblatt, Renaissance Self-Fashioning from More to Shakespeare (Chicago, 1980) 
    • Donna Hamilton and Richard Strier, Religion, Literature, and Politics in Post-Reformation England, 1540-1688 (New York, 1996)
    • Ralph Houlbrooke, ed.? Death, Ritual and Bereavement (London, 1989) 
    • Peter Kaufman, Prayer, Despair and Drama: Elizabethan Introspection (Urbana, 1996) 
    • Helen Hackett, Virgin Mother, Maiden Queen (London, 1995) 
    • Vaughan Hart, Art and Magic in the Court of the Stuarts (London, 1994)
    • John King, English Reformation Literature: The Tudor Origins of Protestant Tradition (Princeton, 1982) 
    • _____, Tudor Royal Iconography: Literature and Art in an Age of Religious Crisis (Princeton, 1989) 
    • Barbara Lewalski, Protestant Poetics and the Seventeenth-Century Religious Lyric (Princeton, 1979) 
    • Katherine Eisaman Maus, Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance (Chicago, 1995) 
    • Claire McEachern and Debora Shuger, eds., Religion and Culture in Renaissance England (Cambridge, 1997)
    • Stephen Orgel, The Illusion of Power: Political Theater in the English Renaissance (Berkeley, 1975) 
    • Lois Potter, Secret Rites and Secret Writing: Royalist Literature, 1641-1660 (Cambridge, 1989) 
    • Debora Shuger, Habits of Thought in the English Renaissance: Religion, Politics, and the Dominant Culture (Berkeley, 1990) 
    • _____, The Renaissance Bible: Scholarship, Sacrifice, and Subjectivity (Berkeley, 1994) 
    • Robert N. Watson, The Rest Is Silence: Death as Annihilation in the English Renaissance (Berkeley, 1994) 
    • Tessa Watt, Cheap Print and Popular Piety, 1550-1640 (Cambridge, 1991) 
    • Frances Yates, Astraea: The Imperial Theme in the Sixteenth Century (London, 1975)