Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and FreedomBy: Carl R. Trueman
Martin Luther’s historical significance can hardly be overstated. Known as the father of the Protestant Reformation, Luther has had an enormous impact on Western Christianity and culture. In Luther on the Christian Life, historian Carl Trueman introduces readers to the lively Reformer, taking them on a tour of his historical context, theological system, and approach to the Christian life. Whether exploring Luther’s theology of protest, ever-present sense of humor, or misunderstood view of sanctification, this book will help modern readers go deeper in their spiritual walk by learning from one of the great teachers of the faith.
Table of Contents
Introduction: What Has Geneva to Do with Wittenberg?
- Martin Luther’s Christian Life
- Theologians, Priests, and Kings
- The Theology of the Word Preached
- The Liturgy of the Christian Life
- Living by the Word
- Freed from Babylon: Baptism and the Mass
- Luther and Christian Righteousness
- Life and Death in This Earthly Realm: Government, Calling,and Family