UNDER RECONSTRUCTION -- Our new beautifully-designed, fully responsive site will soon be unveiled...

Martin Luther and the German Reformation

By Rob Sorensen

Martin Luther and the German Reformation

A concise, critical study of Martin Luther and his impact on the contemporary world.


Imprint: Anthem Press
ISBN 9781783085651
July 2016 | 138 Pages | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6
PRICE:  £22.95  /  $37.95  Buy from Amazon.co.uk  Buy from Amazon.com

About This Book

The book traces Luther’s career from his humble origins through his conflicts with pope and emperor, and his initiating the split between Protestants and Catholics. Based on the most recent scholarship, and drawing heavily upon Luther’s own writings, 'Martin Luther and the German Reformation' provides a picture of Luther that is historically faithful without being needlessly scholarly. Intended for use by students, it assumes no initial familiarity with Luther and is accessible to non-scholars. It would be ideal for any interested person who wants to get to know Martin Luther; one of the key figures in European history.

Readership: Intended for advanced high school students and college undergraduates, but suitable for the general reader. Part of Anthem Perspectives on History series.  

Author Information

Rob Sorensen teaches world history and western civilization at The Bear Creek School in Redmond Washington. He has studied history and theology at Western Washington University, Abilene Christian University, and Salve Regina University.


Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Context; 2. Luther's Early Life; 3. The Accidental Reformer; 4. Conflict and Reform; 5. A New Way to Be a Christian; 6. The Final Years; 7. The World Luther Made


Related Subjects