Luther: The Leader

by John Louis Nuelsen


Description:  John Luis Nuelsen's detailed biography tells the story of the great Church reformer Martin Luther from birth to death. Readers are introduced both to the circumstances of Luther's remarkable life as well as the major tenets of his belief, the basis for his protest against the Catholic Church and the foundation that he lay for Lutheranism and the Protestant Church. Told in a clear style, Nuelsen's account is a great introduction to the life of one of the most important figures of the Western tradition.


Additional information:

Ages:  ​11-14
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  None
Year published:  2013
ISBN:  978-1-59915-911-9
Genres:  World History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. The Peasant's Son
2. Student Days
3. Under the Monk's Hood
4. The Holy City
5. Professor and Preacher
6. The Challenge
7. Attempts To Silence the Monk
8. The Breach Widens
9. Luther's Appeal to the Nation
10. The Bull of Excommunication
11. Facing the Emperor and His Princes
12. Luther Disappears

13. The German Bible
14. Checking Religious Fanaticism
15. Against the Social Revolutionists
16. Marriage and Family Life
17. Organizing the Lutheran Church
18. Struggles for Recognition
19. "Ein Feste Burg Ist Unser Gott"
20. The Educator
21. Preacher and Writer
22. Political and Social Views
23. The Theologian
24. Last Days and Death

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