Oberman – Luther

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Luther

1989

Author Oberman, Heiko Augustinus.
Unif Title Luther. English
Title Luther : man between God and the Devil / Heiko A. Oberman ; translated by Eileen Walliser-Schwarzbart.
Publisher New Haven : Yale University Press, c1989.
Descrip. xx, 380 p., [1] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary Written by one of the world’s greatest authorities on Martin Luther, this is the definitive biography of the central figure of the Protestant Reformation.  First published in Germany it won the Historischer Sachbuchpreis, for the best history published during a ten-year period.”If the world is to gain from Luther it must turn to the real Luther–furious, violent, foul-mouthed, passionately concerned. It will find in Oberman’s book, a labour of love.”–G. R. Elton, “Journal of Ecclesiastical History”
Notes Translation of: Luther.
Includes indexes.
Bibliog. Bibliography: p. 331-354.
Subject Luther, Martin, 1483-1546.
Reformation — Germany.
Reformation — Germany — Biography.
Germany — Church history — 16th century.
ISBN 0300037945 (alk. paper)
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