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Published: 01 July 2017

576 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198722816

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Martin Luther

Rebel in an Age of Upheaval

Heinz Schilling
Rona Johnston Gordon

  • A comprehensive and balanced biography of Martin Luther, placing him in his political context
  • Written by one of Germany's foremost social and political historians of early modern Europe
  • Takes a view of Luther as a difficult, contradictory individual who changed history
  • Provides a major interpretation of Luther's life after the Diet of Worms, a period often ignored by biographers
  • Engages with the foundation of Protestantism from a social and political point of view, not merely a religious one