In Defense of Martin Luther

In Defense of Martin Luther

by John Warwick Montgomery

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Overview

In these seven engaging essays, renowned Lutheran scholar and Christian apologist John Warwick Montgomery presents a firm defense of Martin Luther, the leader of the Reformation. Republished for the 500th anniversary of that influential movement, this book helps readers discover Luther's true beliefs by letting the Reformer speak for himself on a variety of hotly contested topics. Through this book, you will better understand and appreciate the work Luther did to proclaim the pure Word of God, even in the face of constant opposition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945978746
Publisher: New Reformation Publications
Publication date: 12/08/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

John Warwick Montgomery is the author of more than sixty books in six languages. He holds more than eleven earned degrees, including a master of philosophy in law from the University of Essex, England, a PhD from the University of Chicago, a doctorate in protestant theology from the University of Strasbourg, France, and a higher doctorate in law (LLD) from the University of Cardiff, Wales. He is a Lutheran clergyman and an English barrister. He has been admitted to practice as a lawyer before the Supreme Court of the United States and is a practicing avocat, Barreau de Paris, France. Dr. Montgomery currently serves as Concordia University Wisconsin's distinguished research professor of philosophy.

Table of Contents

Foreword - 9

Acknowledgments - 10

Introduction - 13

I. LUTHER’S THEOLOGY TODAY

The 95 Theses Then and Now - 19

Luther’s Hermeneutic vs. the New Hermeneutic - 40

II. LUTHER AND SCIENCE

Cross, Constellation, and Crucible - 87

III. LUTHER, LIBRARIES, AND LEARNING - 115

IV. LUTHER ON POLITICS AND RACE

Shirer’s Re-Hitlerizing of Luther - 142

A Day in East German Luther Country - 150

V. LUTHER AND THE MISSIONARY CHALLENGE - 159

List of Illustrations - 171

Index of Persons - 172

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