In the Footsteps of Martin Luther by Andy KuoIn the Footsteps of Martin Luther by Andy Kuo

In the Footsteps of Martin Luther

byAndy Kuo

Paperback | December 22, 2016

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Martin Luther, the renowned sixteenth-century reformer, was a man who fully devoted his life to God. His deep faith led him to nail his Ninety-Five Theses to a church door on October 31, 1517, protesting the corruption within the Roman Catholic Church. His trust in God’s providence allowed him to stand firm in front of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V at the Diet of Worms in 1522, where he bravely refused to recant his views. His conviction that all German people should be allowed to read the living Word of God led him and other scholars to translate the Bible into German. It was Luther’s determination that helped solidify the Reformation in Germany.

On this journey through the life and faith of Martin Luther, you will follow in his footsteps from his childhood in Mansfeld and adolescence in Eisenach; through his time in Erfurt, where he studied to become a monk; and finally, to his residence in Wittenberg, where he had a successful career as a professor. You will discover the disputations with which he was involved in Augsburg and Leipzig, what he accomplished at the Imperial Diet at Worms in 1522, why he was forced to hide in Wartburg Castle, and much more. Maps, photos, and historical backgrounds of each town will introduce you to the castles, the churches, and many other historical sites that were of special importance to Martin Luther throughout his lifetime.

Title:In the Footsteps of Martin LutherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.33 inPublished:December 22, 2016Publisher:Luke PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0995826633

ISBN - 13:9780995826632

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Table of Contents

PrefaceTimelineChapter 1: Childhood in MansfeldTravel: MansfeldChapter 2: Teenage YearsTravel: Magdeburg and EisenachTravel: ErfurtChapter 4: The Ninety-Five ThesesTravel: Wittenberg Part 1Chapter 5: DisputationsTravel: Augsburg and LeipzigChapter 6: Diet of Worms and Wartburg CastleTravel: WormsChapter 7: Back to WittenbergTravel: Wittenberg Part 2Chapter 8: Organizing the ChurchTravel: Coburg and TorgauChapter 9: Final YearsTravel: Halle and EislebenBibliography

Editorial Reviews

"Andy Kuo presents a clear and colorrful portrait of this great Reformer, preacher and theologian through the major periods and events of his remarkable life. This book is a friendly introduction to Luther and a fine guidebook if you should decide to take a walk in his footsteps."--Rev Paul D McLean is a minister in the Presbyterian Church in Canada and a Translation Adviser with the Bible Society in Taiwan.