Martin Luther, Volume 1: His Road to Reformation, 1483-1521

Martin Luther, Volume 1: His Road to Reformation, 1483-1521

by Martin Brecht, James L. Schaaf


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This first volume in Martin Brecht's three-volume biography recounts Luther's youth and young adulthood up to the period of the Diet of Worms. Brecht, in a clear, eloquent translation by James Schaaf, discusses Luther's education at the University of Erfurt, his monastic life, his canonical trial in 1519, the Leipzig debate, and his earliest contributions to the beginning of the Reformation. Illustrations enrich the text.

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ISBN-13: 9780800628130
Publisher: 1517 Media
Publication date: 01/01/1985
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Martin Brecht, leading Luther Scholar, is Professor of Reformation and Modern Church History at the University of Muenster, Germany.

James L. Schaaf is Professor of Church History at Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, and translator of numerous Fortress Press books.

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