Eighteen essays by a who's who list of international historians and theologians provide a complete picture of Luther's life, work, and thought: Junghans on Wittenberg, Gritsch on Bible translation, Meuser on preaching, Jenson on theological significance, Hillerbrand on Luther's legacy, etc. 342 pages, softcover.
This Companion provides an accessible introduction to Martin Luther for students of theology and history and everyone interested in the life, work and thought of the first great Protestant reformer. Historians and theologians present a complete picture of Luther's major writing themes and the ways in which his ideas spread and continue to be important. The Companion is oriented to those with little or no background in Luther studies, as well as teachers and specialists.