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Luther's Fortress

Martin Luther and His Reformation under Siege

Luther's Fortress( )
Author: Reston, James
Reston, James
Publication Date:May 2015
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $40.99
Book Description:

In 1521, the Catholic Church declared war on Martin Luther. The German monk had already been excommunicated the year before, after nailing his Ninety-Five Theses,which accused the Church of rampant corruption,to the door of a Saxon church. Now, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V called for Luther to be apprehended and punished as a notorious heretic." The edict was akin to a death sentence: If Luther was caught, he would almost inevitably be burned at the stake, his fragile movement...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Religious
History / Europe / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.51 x 24.13 x 2.54 cm
Book Weight:0.486 Kilograms
Author Biography
Reston, James (Author)
James Reston, Jr., is the author of eleven previous books, including "The Last Apocalypse" & "Galileo: A Life". He has written articles for "The New Yorker", "Esquire", "Vanity Fair", "Time", "Rolling Stone", & many other publications, & the scripts for three "Frontline" documentaries. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.


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