Luther's works have been published frequently and in many languages; the first attempt at an edition of them was in 1539–58. See H. Grisar, Martin Luther, His Life and Work (tr. 1930); H. Boehmer, Luther and the Reformation in the Light of Modern Research (tr. 1930) and The Road to Reformation (tr. 1946); R. H. Fife, The Revolt of Martin Luther (1957); J. MacKinnon, Luther and the Reformation (4 vol., 1962); V. H. H. Green, Luther and the Reformation (1964); P. Althaus, The Theology of Martin Luther (tr. 1966); J. Atkinson, Martin Luther and the Birth of Protestantism (1968); E. G. Rupp, comp., Martin Luther (1970); H. G. Koenigsberger, comp., Luther (1973); A. G. Dickens, Martin Luther and the Reformation (1976); H. A. Oberman, Luther (1982); G. Brendler, Martin Luther (1989); M. Brecht, Martin Luther (3 vol., 1985–1999); A. Pettegree, Brand Luther (2015); E. Metaxas, Martin Luther (2017); L. Roper, Martin Luther (2017).
Sections in this article:
- Early Life and Spiritual Crisis
- The 95 Theses
- Break with the Church
- Growth of Lutheranism and His Last Years
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