Luther and his times : the Reformation from a new perspective / by E.G. Schwiebert.

St. Louis : Concordia Pub. House, [1950] .

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Subjects Luther, Martin, 1483-1546.
Description xxii, 892 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 26 cm
Copyright Date [1950]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 765-878) and index.
Contents pt. 1. The European scene. 1. The historical background of the German reformation : The need of a new perspective ; What was the German Reformation? ; The need for reform ; The growth of the papacy ; The medieval church at its height ; The failure of the reform councils ; The Renaissance popes -- 2. The age of Emperor Charles V : The Holy Roman Empire ; Maximilian's dynastic ambitions ; The wars over Northern Italy ; Charles V and the polyglot empire ; Charles becomes King of Spain ; The election of Charles V ; Charles convenes the Diet of Worms ; The Spanish Revolution ; French and Hapsburg rivalry ; The problem of the Turks -- 3. The history of Saxony : The Luther lands ; Old and New Saxony ; The development of electoral Saxony ; Saxony under the Wettin Line ; Thuringia ; Meissen ; The growth of the New Saxony ; The origin of Ernestine and Albertine Saxony ; The sixteenth century atmosphere -- part 2. The protagonist. 4. Martin Luther : The formative years ; The ancestral heritage ; His boyhood ; The Mansfeld School days ; The year in Magdeburg ; His beloved Eisenach ; The Erfurt student ; Luther enters the monastery -- 5. The monastic struggle : The reality of the crisis ; The cause of the conflict ; The medieval plan of salvation ; The contribution of Augustine ; The influence of the schoolmen ; The journey to Rome ; The promotion to the doctorate -- part 3. The university environment. 6. The electoral town of Wittenberg : Medieval Wittenberg ; The town of Wittenberg in Luther's day -- 7. The physical plant of the university : The campus proper ; The university library -- 8. The University of Wittenberg : Academic organization ; The endowment of the university ; The income of a Wittenberg professor ; The pre-Lutheran faculty.
pt. 4. The emerging reformer. 9. Triumph of biblical humanism in the University of Wittenberg : The budding biblical humanist ; The tower discovery ; A new conception of religion ; Luther wins the Wittenberg faculty -- 10. Luther attacks the indulgence traffic : History of indulgences ; The indulgence traffic of Albert of Mainz ; The ninety-five theses ; The reception of Luther's theses ; The Heidelberg meeting -- 11. Early attempts to silence Luther : The sermon on the Ban ; The first attack by John Eck ; The appeal to the pope ; Luther is summoned to Rome ; The intrigue at the Dresden banquet ; Luther appears before Cajetan -- 12. Frederick the Wise in the hour of decision : The diplomacy of Charles von Miltitz ; The death of Emperor Maximilian -- 13. The Leipzig debate : Luther is drawn into the debate ; Luther's preparation ; Rules of procedure ; The debate begins ; Luther accepts the challenge ; The contestants compared ; The selection of judges ; The aftermath ; The battle of words continues ; Eck maneuvers to prejudice Paris ; Cologne and Louvain condemn Luther's writings ; The verdict of the University of Paris -- 14. The stormy days before Worms : The maturing reformer ; Luther's doctrinal development ; Renewed attacks ; The address to the German nobility ; The Babylonian captivity of the church ; The freedom of the Christian ; The drafting of the Papal Bull ; Exsurge, domine ; Burning the cnon law -- 15. The Diet of Worms : Luther summoned to Worms ; Luther before the Diet ; The edict of Worms -- 16. In the land of the birds : The Wartburg ; The Luther room ; Luther's labors at the Wartburg ; The translation of the New Testament -- part 5. The years of fruition. 17. Problems in the early growth of Lutheranism : The Wittenberg disturbances ; Confusion and consternation ; The knights' uprising ; the peasants' revolt -- 18. Martin Luther the man : His physical appearance ; Other characteristics ; His handicaps ; Katherine von Bora ; The Luther family -- 19. Wittenberg becomes the nursery of the German Reformation : Student enrollment ; The first Lutheran university -- 20. Founding of the Lutheran church : The medieval heritage ; The church visitations in Lutheran lands ; The ordination of the Lutheran clergy ; Ministerial aids ; The German bible ; Liturgical changes ; The organization of schools -- 21. Attempts to unify Christendom : The controversy with Erasmus ; The Marburg colloquy ; The Augsburg confession ; The Wittenberg concord ; The Schmalkald articles -- 22. The close of life : The aging Luther ; Luther's death.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)255929
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WorldCat Identities Schwiebert, Ernest G. 1895-
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