Commentary on Galatians, Martin Luther, hard cover

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"Luther had a very sharp and satirical style; but his Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians was his favorite work, which he used to call his wife, his Catherine de Bore...

His favorite doctrine was justification by faith alone, and not by works, moral, legal, or evangelical; but we must do him the justice to observe, that he perpetually inculcated the absolute necessity of good works. According to him, a man is justified only by faith; but he cannot be justified without works; and where those works are not to be found, there is assuredly no true faith...

His followers called themselves Lutherans, much against his mind; but they recede from him in many things, as may be seen by their writings...

Melancthon says, 'I am a logician; and Justus Jonas is an orator; but Luther is good at everything: the wonder of mankind; for whatever he says, or writes, it penetrates the heart, and makes a lasting impression." (Excerpts from "Life of Luther," in Luther's Commentary on... Galatians, p. 70).

Martin Luther (1483-1546) shattered the structure of the Medieval Church by demanding that the authority for doctrine and practice be the Scriptures rather than popes or councils, and ignited the famous Protestant Reformation. The Roman Catholic hierarchy could not refute his logic, so they attempted to have him killed. But he was protected by Frederic. It has been said that more books have been written about Luther than about any other person except Jesus Christ.  580 pages, blue hard cover

 

Product Code: 1589601173

 

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