By Thomas Kaufmann,Peter D. S. Krey
Martin Luther, the Augustinian friar who set the Protestant Reformation in movement along with his well-known Ninety-Five Theses, was once a guy of extremes on many fronts. He used to be either hated and venerated, either reviled as a heretic and lauded as one of those moment Christ. He used to be either a quiet, solitary reader and interpreter of the Bible and the 1st media-star of background, utilizing the printing press to arrive a lot of his contemporaries and turn into the most-read theologian of the 16th century.
Thomas Kaufmann’s concise biography highlights the 2 conflicting “natures” of Martin Luther, depicting Luther’s earthiness in addition to his hovering theological contributions, his flaws in addition to his greatness. Exploring the shut correlation among Luther’s Reformation theology and his ancient context, A Short lifetime of Martin Luther serves as a fantastic creation to the lifestyles and considered an important determine within the Protestant Reformation.
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A Short Life of Martin Luther by Thomas Kaufmann,Peter D. S. Krey