"Like its predecessor, this is an expertly crafted and highly informative historical survey, traditional in its approach and impeccable in its scholarship. It will be a standard work on the subject for many years."
--Hans Frei, Yale University
"Welch has done us a great and, in many ways, incomparable service by breaking histories of thought out of their national categories to suggest their place within broader cultural/historical contexts."
--Mark Kline, 'Theology Today'
"His completed study now takes its useful place as the one recent, unified, and international history of the theology of any full century of the Protestant experience."
--Theodore Dwight Bozeman, 'American Historical Review'
"Welch's comprehensive study will be a standard text for years."