• Martin Luther: A Biography for the People

Martin Luther: A Biography for the People

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by Dyron B. Daughrity

Martin Luther is a fresh retelling of one the most significant figures of the last millennium. Not written primarily for theologians, but rather for a general, twenty-first-century audience, Martin Luther traces

  • Luther’s early development
  • Luther’s conflicts between civic and religious authorities
  • Luther’s leadership of reform in Germany
  • The subsequent impact of Luther’s writings and beliefs as they stretched around the world


  1. Introduction: How Martin Luther Continues to Change the World
  2. Luther’s World
  3. The Boy Martin
  4. The University Years
  5. A Very Good Monk
  6. The Pilgrimage to Rome
  7. Professor Luther
  8. Luther the Priest
  9. The Big Bang
  10. A Gathering Storm
  11. The Diet of Worms
  12. The Wartburg Castle
  13. Murdering the “Thieving Hordes”
  14. Luther in Love
  15. The Protestant Pope
  16. Luther’s Works
  17. Luther’s Beliefs
  18. Luther’s Quarrels
  19. Luther on Eastern Orthodoxy, Judaism,
  20. and Islam
  21. Luther’s Last Years
  22. and Death
  23. Luther Goes Global
  24. Conclusion: Luther’s Ongoing Impact


Dyron B. Daughrity, PhD, is Professor of Religion at Pepperdine University. He teaches comparative religion, global Christianity, and church history. He has authored numerous books and articles, including Roots (Leafwood 2016) and To Whom Does Christianity Belong? He has spent twenty-two years in professional ministry with the Churches of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).


Vendor: ACU Press

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