By John Schofield
Martin Luther used to be so angered through the sale of indulgences (pardons for sins granted via the Pope) that, in 1517, he nailed 95 arguments for reform of the Roman Catholic Church to the doorways of the church and the fortress at Wittenberg. This act begun essentially the most momentous sessions of switch in background: the Reformation. loads has been written on Luther that it's tricky for a newbie to understand the place to begin. This publication is an advent, succinct and readable, yet mammoth and never skimpy. It covers or summarizes Luther’s significant works and the most occasions of his lifestyles, and it invites the reader to satisfy him at his learn table, within the lecture corridor, within the pulpit, on the dinner desk.
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Martin Luther: A Concise History of His Life & Works by John Schofield