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Martin Luther: Selections of his Writings
Martin Luther Selections of his Writings Author:John Dillenberger ISBN: 0-385-09876-6 — The development of Martin Luther's thought was both symptom and moving force in the transformation of the Middle Ages into the modern world. Geographical discovery, an emerging scientific tradition, and a climate of social change had splinntered the unity of medieval Christian culture, and these changes provided the back gr... more »ound for the Luther's thological challenge. His new apprehension of Scriptureand fresh understanding of man's relation to God demanded a break with the Church as then constituted and released the powerful impulses that carried the Reformation.
Luther's vigorous, colorful language still retains the excitement it had for thousands of his comteporaries. In this volume, Dr. Dillenberger has made a representative selection from Luther's extensive writings, and has also provided the reader with lucid introduction to his thought.« less