Martin Luther As He Lived and Breathed

Recollections of the Reformer

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Robert Kolb
Cascade Companions
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Cascade Books
    , October
     190 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Andrew A. Chibi forthcoming.


Luther’s oft-recounted life made a profound impact on his contemporaries. Some revered him; some hated him. This volume provides a brief narrative of the unfolding events that took place from his birth to a young entrepreneurial family through his turbulent career as university professor and public figure to his death while on a mission to reconcile a feuding princely family. Following parts of this narrative come “interviews” with friends and foes of his time, taken from a variety of sixteenth-century sources that present this dominating reformer and the passions that possessed both those who found him to be God’s end-time prophet and those who hated all that he stood for because they believed it was destroying their world.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Robert Kolb is Professor of Systematic Theology Emeritus at Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis.



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