The Resource Martin Luther : the man who rediscovered God and changed the world, Eric Metaxas

Martin Luther : the man who rediscovered God and changed the world, Eric Metaxas

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Martin Luther : the man who rediscovered God and changed the world
Title
Martin Luther
Title remainder
the man who rediscovered God and changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Eric Metaxas
Title variation
Man who rediscovered God and changed the world
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Language
eng
Summary
On All Hallow's Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hoped would spark an academic debate, but that instead ignited a conflagration that would forever destroy the world he knew. Five hundred years after Luther's now famous Ninety-five Theses appeared, Eric Metaxas, acclaimed biographer of the bestselling Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy and Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery, paints a startling portrait of the wild figure whose adamantine faith cracked the edifice of Western Christendom and dragged medieval Europe into the future. Written in riveting prose and impeccably researched, Martin Luther tells the searing tale of a humble man who, by bringing ugly truths to the highest seats of power, caused the explosion whose sound is still ringing in our ears. Luther’s monumental faith and courage gave birth to the ideals of liberty, equality, and individualism that today lie at the heart of all modern life
Summary
Published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, a portrait of the influential religious figure shares insight into the purpose and influence of Martin Luther's famous 95 Theses while exploring his specific role in inspiring modern ideas about faith, virtue and freedom
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individual biography
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10599482
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Metaxas, Eric
Dewey number
  • 284.1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
BR325
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Luther, Martin
  • Reformation
  • Lutheran Church
Target audience
adult
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the man who rediscovered God and changed the world
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Martin Luther : the man who rediscovered God and changed the world, Eric Metaxas
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-464) and index
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  • sheet
  • volume
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  • nb
  • nc
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  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
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  • cartographic image
  • text
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  • cri
  • txt
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 480 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525558224
Lccn
2017025388
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Label
Martin Luther : the man who rediscovered God and changed the world, Eric Metaxas
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-464) and index
Carrier category
  • sheet
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • nb
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 480 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525558224
Lccn
2017025388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits

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