On Christian Liberty

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Fortress Press, 2003 - Religion - 96 pages
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Written in a down-to-earth, accessible style, this timeless classic communicates the essential teachings of Martin Luther.

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Review: On Christian Liberty (Facets)

User Review  - Fraser Coltman - Goodreads

In this treatise, Luther describes the life of Christian faith in terms of two paradoxical statements that rest upon faith in the grace of Jesus Christ. In my own words the statements are first, that ... Read full review

Review: On Christian Liberty (Facets)

User Review  - Onsi - Goodreads

A short, clear, and somewhat repetitive explanation of Luther's conception of the relationship between faith and works (though I don't agree with Luther on some aspects of his formulation). This is a ... Read full review

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On Christian Liberty
An Open Letter to Pope Leo X

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Martin Luther (1483, 1546) was a German monk, a theologian and church reformer, he is considered to be the founder of Protestantism. Luther was a professor of Bible at the University of Wittenberg when he posted his famous 95 Theses (1517). In addition to writing many books, Luther translated the Bible into German. Luther believed that salvation was only by faith in Jesus, unmediated by the church. He challenged papal authority by emphasing the Bible as the only source of religious authority and believed the church to be a priesthood of all believers.These ideas helped to inspire the Protestant Reformation and changed the course of Western civilization. He married Katharina von Bora thus initiating the practice of clerical marriage within Protestantism.- Publisher.

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