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Martin Luther in context

Format: Print Book 2018
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Martin Luther remains a popular, oft-quoted, referenced, lauded historical figure. He is often seen as the fulcrum upon which the medieval turned into the modern, the last great medieval or the first great modern; or, he is the Protestant hero, the virulent anti-Semite; the destroyer of Catholic decadence, or the betrayer of the peasant cause. An important but contested figure, he was all of these things. Understanding Luther's context helps us to comprehend how a single man could be so many seemingly contradictory things simultaneously. Martin Luther in Context explores the world around Luther in order to make the man and the Reformation movement more understandable. Written by an international team of leading scholars, it includes over forty short, accessible essays, all specially commissioned for this volume, which reconstruct the life and world of Martin Luther. The volume also contextualizes the scholarship and reception of Luther in the popular mind.
Introduction: The importance of Luther in context / David M. Whitford
Luther: a life of successful struggle / Adam L. Wirrig
Luther's family and home life / Sabine Hiebsch
Education in early sixteenth-century Europe / Christopher Carlsmith
Monastic life and monastic theology in early modern Germany / Tarald Rasmussen
The University of Wittenberg / Jonathan Mumme
Western Christianity in 1500 / Kenneth J. Woo
Late medieval piety: St. Anne, Martin Luther, and the Salvific journey / Beth Allison Barr
Late medieval theology / Gordon A. Jensen
Calls for reform before Martin Luther / Euan Cameron
Penance and indulgences / Ronald K. Rittgers
Luther and the papacy / Ralph Keen
Northern humanism and its impact / David H. Price
Martin Luther and the printing press / Allyson F. Creasman
The Holy Roman Empire / David M. Luebke
The Imperial Diet in the 1520s / Christopher W. Close
The German Peasants' War / Michael G. Baylor
Origins of the Schmalkaldic League / William Bradford Smith
The Turks / Gregory J. Miller
Women and gender / Amy E. Leonard
Apocalypticism in the sixteenth century / Lawrence P. Buck
Jews and Judaism / Stephen G. Burnett
Luther's artists / Larry Silver
Persecution, martyrdom, and flight in Luther's Europe / Timothy J. Orr
Martin Luther's magisterial defenders / David M. Whitford
Luther's Catholic opponents / Michael Tavuzzi
Charles V / Violet Soen
Andreas Bodenstein von Karlstadt / Martin Kessler
The Wittenberg circle / Martin J. Lohrmann
Huldrych Zwingli / Rebecca A. Giselbrecht
The Solas of the Reformation / Anna Vind
Law and Gospel / Kirsi Stjerna
Luther's theology of the cross / Steven D. Paulson and John W. Hoyum
Erasmus : humanist and theologian / Greta Grace Kroeker
Two kingdoms/political theology / Jarrett A. Carty
Implementing reform / Volker Leppin
Luther's treatises and polemics / Hans Wiersma
Martin Luther's university lectures and biblical commentaries / Mickey L. Mattox
Luther's sermons, catechisms, and worship aids / Timothy H. Maschke
Luther's Table Talk / Ingo Klitzsch
The Luther Bible / Arnoud Visser
German and Latin editions of Luther's works: from the sixteenth century to the Weimar edition / Vincent Evener
English editions of Martin Luther's works / Alyssa Lehr Evans
The Anabaptists / Brian C. Brewer
John Calvin and Calvinism / R. Ward Holder
The English Reformation / Susan Wabuda
Discord and concord: from the Wittenberg Reformation to Lutheranism / Matthias Pohlig
Luther as a German hero / John A. Maxfield.

Additional Information
Subjects Luther, Martin, -- 1483-1546.
Church history -- 16th century.
Publisher Cambridge, United Kingdom :2018
Contributors Whitford, David M. (David Mark), editor.
Language English
Description xvi, 425 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781107150881
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