Martin Luther: A Life tells the dramatic story of the renegade monk whose heroic personal struggle ignited a revolution and shook Christendom to its foundations.
Through vivid anecdotes and lively historical descriptions, Martin Luther: A Life captures the turbulent times and historic events through which Luther lived as well as his profound vision of God. A fast-moving narrative, it shows how his stinging criticisms of the Christian church struck a deep and liberating chord in the German people and led to the momentous change we know as the Reformation.
For all who wish to understand Luther the man, the rebel, and the visionary, James Nestingen’s account also offers insight into Luther’s momentous contributions to the Western world and his personal encounter with God, the Christian scriptures, and the relentless demands of his own conscience.
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- Insight into Luther’s momentous contributions to the Western world
- Luther’s personal encounter with God
- Anecdotes and historical descriptions
- Title: Martin Luther: A Life
- Author: James A. Nestingen
- Publisher: Augsburg Fortress
- Publication Date: 2009
- Pages: 112
About James A. Nestingen
James A. Nestingen is a professor of Church history at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota.