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A brief introduction to Martin Luther

Author: Steven D Paulson
Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In the sixteenth century, Martin Luther started a reformation movement that revolutionized Europe and the history of the Christian faith. His far-reaching reforms of theological understanding and church practices dramatically changed both church and society in Europe and beyond. In honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Steven Paulson provides an engaging, concise introduction to Martin Luther's life and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paulson, Steven. D.
Brief introduction to Martin Luther.
Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016034577
Named Person: Martin Luther; Martin Luther
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven D Paulson
ISBN: 9780664262259 0664262252
OCLC Number: 954134265
Notes: "Previously published as Luther for Armchair Theologians (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2004).
Description: 128 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: In the beginning ... a preacher : what is proclamation? --
Law and gospel: God's two words --
Justification by faith alone --
The simple sense of scripture: letter and spirit --
For God, to speak is to do: pastoral care of souls --
What theology is about: I, the sinner; God, the justifier --
Bound and accused: human will and the law --
God, who forgives sin: the gospel --
At great cost: how Christ's cross saves sinners --
This is my body: God's means of grace --
Freedom of a Christian --
Fame and the cross.
Other Titles: Luther for armchair theologians
Responsibility: Steven Paulson.

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In the sixteenth century, Martin Luther started a reformation movement that revolutionized Europe and the history of the Christian faith. His far-reaching reforms of theological understanding and  Read more...
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