Coinciding with the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, New York Times bestselling author, Eric Metaxas, reveals an inspiring biography of one of the most influential men in modern history, Martin Luther.
On All Hallow's Eve in 1517, a young monk known as Martin Luther was hoping to prompt and academic debate when he posted a document on the door of the All Saints' Church in Wittenberg, Germany. His plan shifted when, instead of a debate, he ignited a movement that drastically shaped the outcome of history.
Five hundred years after Luther's famous Ninety-five Theses appeared, acclaimed biographer Eric Metaxas presents an in-depth glimpse into the life of the wild figure whose adamant faith cracked the edifice of Western Christendom and ushered medieval Europe into the future. Impeccable research meets riveting prose in Martin Luther.
This revealing biography tells the captivating tale of a humble man who, by bringing hard truths to the highest seats of power, set in motion the events that forever changed history. Luther's astonishing faith and courage gave rise to the ideas of liberty, equality, and individualism that run deep in our culture today.