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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If you'd like to know what "the truth will set you free" really means, get it from Dr. Luther. Even today, he's teaching why "the way" is the only way. Read full review

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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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