On the freedom of a Christian : with related texts / Martin Luther ; edited and translated with an introduction by Tryntje Helfferich.

By: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546Contributor(s): Helfferich, Tryntje, 1969- [editor.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: German, Latin Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Co., Inc., [2013]Description: xxviii, 132 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmISBN: 9780872207684; 0872207684; 9780872207677; 0872207676Uniform titles: Tractatus de libertate Christiana. English Subject(s): Liberty -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityLOC classification: BR332.S6 | L88 2013
Contents:
I. General introduction -- The life of Martin Luther -- Martin Luther's ideas in the context of sixteenth-century theology and church practice -- Martin Luther's friends and opponents -- II. The freedom of a Christian. Martin Luther, An open letter to Pope Leo X -- Martin Luther, On the freedom of a Christian -- III. Catholic opponents of Luther. Johannes Eck, Enchiridion or handbook of commonplaces and articles against the new teachings currently wafting about -- John Fisher, Sermon against the pernicious doctrine of Martin Luther -- IV. Thomas Muntzer and the Peasants' War. Thomas M�untzer, Highly provoked defense -- Martin Luther, Against the robbing and murdering hordes of peasants.
Summary: Perhaps the clearest and most influential statement of the principles driving the early Protestant reformers, Martin Luther's On the Freedom of a Christian (1520) challenged the teachings and authority of the Old Church while simultaneously laying out the blueprint for a new one.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-124) and index.

I. General introduction -- The life of Martin Luther -- Martin Luther's ideas in the context of sixteenth-century theology and church practice -- Martin Luther's friends and opponents -- II. The freedom of a Christian. Martin Luther, An open letter to Pope Leo X -- Martin Luther, On the freedom of a Christian -- III. Catholic opponents of Luther. Johannes Eck, Enchiridion or handbook of commonplaces and articles against the new teachings currently wafting about -- John Fisher, Sermon against the pernicious doctrine of Martin Luther -- IV. Thomas Muntzer and the Peasants' War. Thomas M�untzer, Highly provoked defense -- Martin Luther, Against the robbing and murdering hordes of peasants.

Perhaps the clearest and most influential statement of the principles driving the early Protestant reformers, Martin Luther's On the Freedom of a Christian (1520) challenged the teachings and authority of the Old Church while simultaneously laying out the blueprint for a new one.

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