Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Stanford

Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Stanford year 2017
  • Book name: Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident
  • Author: Peter Stanford
  • Release date: 2017/9/4
  • Publisher: HODDER & STOUGHTON GENERAL DIVISION
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9781473621671
  • Rating: 8.91 of 10
  • Votes: 810
  • Review by: Rhys Carrier
  • Review rating: 8.95 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Total pages: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 49 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A compelling biography of one of the greatest men of the modern age. Stanford is particularly brilliant on the tensions inside Luther's private and spiritual life. This is a very fine book, written with a flourish.' Melvyn BraggThe 31st of October 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther pinning his 95 'Theses' - or reform proposals - to the door of his local university church in Wittenberg. Most scholars now agree that the details of this eye-catching gesture are more legend than hammer and nails, but what is certainly true is that on this day (probably in a letter to his local Archbishop in Mainz), the Augustinian Friar and theologian issued an outspokenly blunt challenge to his own Catholic Church to reform itself from within - especially over the sale of 'indulgences' - which ultimately precipitated a huge religious and political upheaval right across Europe and divided mainstream Christianity ever after.A new, popular biography from journalist Peter Stanford, looking at Martin Luther from within his Catholic context, examining his actual aims for Catholicism as well as his enduring legacy - and where he might fit within the church today. 'Peter Stanford makes the life of Luther into a thrilling narrative, told from a modern Catholic perspective' Antonia Fraser
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 25H0M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Biography: Religious & Spiritual, Biography: General, Early Modern History: C 1450/1500 To C 1700, Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church
  • Available formats: OEB, PDF, TCR, TXT, EPUB, RTF, DOC, WORD. Compressed in JAR, CHM, RAR, ZIP, RPM, CBC, LHA
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.13 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x295x29mm
  • Weight: 316g
  • Printed by: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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