Martin Luther (1483–1546) was the most famous leader of the Protestant Reformation. He was educated by Augustinian hermits in Erfurt, Germany, and became a professor at Wittenberg. His new brand of intellectual spirituality based on the Pauline principle of justification by faith challenged the corruption of the Roman Church of the day.
This is the newest of nine books in the new Fount series – the Fount Christian Thinkers. The series aims to provide essential details of biography and thought in a ‘bite-size’ form, on subjects that range from theologians and mystics, to clerics and lay people.
In all cases, a short introduction is followed by an extensive treatment of their life and works. Written by experts, and incorporating the most recent scholarship, these books provide accessible, stimulating introductions to the key Christian thinkers throughout the ages.
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ACCESSIBLE AND STIMULATING INTRODUCTION TO THE LIVES AND WORKS OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL CHRISTIANS THROUGHOUT THE AGES
Each of the nine books in the new 'Fount Christian Thinkers' series provides the essential details of biography and thought in a ‘bite-sized’, accessible form. A short biographical introduction on each subject is followed by an extensive treatment of their thought and work.
• Written by experts, each book gives an insightful appraisal of the key Christian thinkers throughout the ages.
• Ideal for 16+ study, the series offers a wide choice of subjects ranging from theologians and mystics, to clerics and lay people.
• Thoroughly up-to-date and based on the most recent scholarship.
• Edited by the popular and highly regarded author of the 'Puzzle of…' series, Peter Vardy.
Hans-Peter Grosshans was born in 1958 and studied theology at the universities of Tubingen and Oxford. He was ordained minister within the Evangelical Church of Germany. He now teaches dogmatics and the philosophy of religion at Tubingen and is junior director of the university’s Institute for Hermeneutics.
Series editor Peter Vardy is lecturer of the Philosophy of Religion at Heythrop College, London. He is author of the bestselling Fount Puzzle series.
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6280277