A Treatise On Good Works

A Treatise On Good Works

by Martin Luther
     
 

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Truly good works, Luther writes, are not those done with the pretension of doing works pleasing to God, but those that flow from faith. He goes on to discuss good works in the context of each of the Ten Commandments. This treatise was prepared with the interests of Luther's congregation at Wittenberg in mind, but it found a much wider audience.

Overview

Truly good works, Luther writes, are not those done with the pretension of doing works pleasing to God, but those that flow from faith. He goes on to discuss good works in the context of each of the Ten Commandments. This treatise was prepared with the interests of Luther's congregation at Wittenberg in mind, but it found a much wider audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406861686
Publisher:
Echo Library
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
0.24(w) x 8.00(h) x 5.00(d)

Meet the Author

Geboren am 10.11.1483 in Eisleben. Die Vorfahren Luthers waren Bauern, der Vater war ein Bergmann und später Ratsherr. Luther besuchte die Schulen ins Mansfeld, Magdeburg und Eisenach. Ab 1501 studierte er Philosophie in Erfurt und machte dort seinen Magister. Das anschließende Jurastudium brach er 1505 ab. Danach trat er ins Augustinerkloster ein. 1508 wurde er Professor für Moraltheologie in Wittenberg. Von 1510 bis 1511 hielt er sich in Rom auf. Er promovierte 1512 zum Professor der Theologie. Luther starb am 18.02.1546 in Eisleben.

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