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Author Sorensen, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1951- author

Title Martin Luther and the German Reformation / Rob Sorensen
Published London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2016
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Series Anthem perspectives in history
Anthem perspectives in history.
Contents Front Matter; Half Title; Series; Title; Copyright; Contents; Definition of Key Terms; Chapters; Introduction ; Chapter 1: Context; 1.1 The Late Medieval Church ; 1.2 Crises of the Late Middle Ages ; 1.2.1 Famine, plague and revolt ; 1.2.2 Church schism ; 1.2.3 Early reform movements ; 1.2.4 The impact of humanism ; 1.3 The Holy Roman Empire
3.1.3 Did Luther actually post the 95 Theses? 3.1.4 Power politics ; 3.2 The Heidelberg Disputation ; 3.3 Friends in High Places ; 3.4 The Leipzig Debate ; 3.5 1520: The Decisive Year ; 3.5.1 Excommunication ; 3.5.2 Political support for Luther ; 3.5.3 The key writings of 1520
3.6 The Diet of Worms Chapter 4: Conflict and Reform; 4.1 A Year of Exile ; 4.1.1 The Wartburg ; 4.1.2 The Bible in German ; 4.1.3 Radicalization of the reform movement ; 4.1.4 Return from exile ; 4.2 The Peasants' War ; 4.3 Zwingli and the Conflict over the Eucharist
4.4 Erasmus and the Bondage of the Will 4.5 The Augsburg Confession ; Chapter 5: A New Way to Be a Christian; 5.1 Basic Themes in Luther's Theology ; 5.1.1 Justification by faith alone ; 5.1.2 The authority of scripture ; 5.1.3 The priesthood of all believers ; 5.1.4 The sacraments ; 5.1.5 Two kingdoms
Chapter 2: Luther's Early Life2.1 Family and Early Childhood ; 2.1.1 Young man Luther ; 2.2 Early Education ; 2.3 Nominalism ; 2.4 Monk and Professor ; 2.5 Justification by Faith ; Chapter 3: The Accidental Reformer; 3.1 The Indulgence Controversy ; 3.1.1 What is an indulgence? ; 3.1.2 Tetzel's plenary indulgence
Summary A concise, critical study of Martin Luther and his impact on the modern world. The book is extensively based on the writings of Martin Luther and draws connections between Luther's life and teachings and the contemporary world
Subject Luther, Martin, 1483-1546.
Reformation.
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