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Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther

He does not think that clergy alone can intrepret Scripture or pray directly to God. Luther, however, was far more pragmatic, being a German - he just married a nun!!! Bainton wore his scholarship lightly and had a lively, readable style. He never feels he can do enough to pay for the sins he commits.

This book is about the life of Martin Luther and his continuing impact on the world. He also received a number of honorary degrees including a D.

I chose English and History. It also contains so valuable a bibliography as to render needless an extended one in this chapter.

This section contains words approx. He begins to feel convicted that some of the practices of the Catholic Church are not right. It asks of us all the simple question: Naturally this book is not required reading for Protestants in Sunday school. This book has been a favorite with some of us for over thirty years.

Bainton has created a vivid portrait of the man who, because of his unshakable faith in his God, helped bring about the Protestant Reformation. It is better that I should die a thousand times than retract one syllable of the condemned articles.

A specialist in Reformation history, Bainton was for 42 years Titus Street Professor of ecclesiastical history at Yale Divinity Schooland he continued his writing well into his 20 years of retirement. Its value, also, is acknowledged by Latourette in the chapter notes on "Luther and the Rise and Spread of Lutheranism" see note on Here I Standthus, "An admirable popular brief summary by an outstanding specialist".

To see price and additional information, including how to purchase this product, simply click on the above photo. Luther faces trials, the need to hide, and the fear of martyrdom. Christ will judge whose excommunication will stand.

Luther does not believe in the necessity of sacraments such as confirmation, penance, and extreme unction. Luther does everything a monk should do. Everything comes alive, and you feel that you know all the people involved in this amazing turning point in history. Luther stands by his ninety-five theses and believes he is teaching what the Bible instructs.


But Luther DID change things. Luther never gives up on writing books, even when he knows some people are burning them. Over time he changes his belief that man can earn salvation to the belief that Christ pays the price for salvation for all who believe.

The evil is forgotten when expedient. He is committed to prayer, fasting, vigils, preaching, and teaching to the point of exhaustion. I just had D. He struggles with how to earn his salvation.

Cover Painting, The Granger Collection. Without the influence of Martin Luther, it is hard to imagine how Christianity might be practiced today.EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags).

Here is an authoritative, unforgettable biography of Martin Luther, the great religious leader, who entered a monastery as a youth and who, as a man, shattered the structure of the medieval church.5/5(2).

Aug 06,  · Here is a link to an online downloadable version of the famous Luther biography, Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther by Roland Bainton.

I assume those who are interested in finding a Luther biography really don’t want books written for scholars- you want easily readable and digestible material. This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on Here I Stand: a Life of Martin Luther by Roland Bainton.

This book is about the life of Martin Luther and his continuing impact on the world.

Here I Stand: a Life of Martin Luther Summary & Study Guide

Roland Bainton (), a distinguished professor of church history at Yale University was a fine literary stylist who wore his learning lightly. Roland H.

Bainton (–) was born in England and came to the United States in A recipient of many degrees, Dr. Bainton was a specialist in Reformation history. For many years he was Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Yale University/5(5).

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