Commentary on Galatians
^Besides the Bible, John Bunyan preferred Luther's classic commentary on Galatians "before all books I have ever seen." Prized for its penetrating insights into Luther's theology, this volume brings to light the depths of Paul's meaning like no other commentary.^Luther's...
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^Besides the Bible, John Bunyan preferred Luther's classic commentary on Galatians "before all books I have ever seen." Prized for its penetrating insights into Luther's theology, this volume brings to light the depths of Paul's meaning like no other commentary.^Luther's Commentary on Galatians is a timeless exposition of Paul's central thought in Galatians: "The just shall live by faith." All readers will benefit from Luther's doctrinally sound, verse-by-verse exposition.^Originally written in Latin, Luther's Commentary on Galatians is here translated into English by Rev. Erasmus Middleton.^Martin Luther (1483-1546) left his comfortable upbringing to become a Roman Catholic monk and later a professor of theology at the University of Wittenberg in Saxony. His study and teaching of the Greek text of the New Testament represent the beginnings of modern textual study, and his widely disseminated writings sparked the Protestant Reformation in Europe. Other works by Luther include
Martin Luther (1483 , 1546) was a German monk, a theologian and church reformer, he is considered to be the founder of Protestantism. Luther was a professor of Bible at the University of Wittenberg when he posted his famous 95 Theses (1517). In addition to writing many books, Luther translated the Bible into German. Luther believed that salvation was only by faith in Jesus , unmediated by the church. He challenged papal authority by emphasing the Bible as the only source of religious authority and believed the church to be a priesthood of all believers.These ideas helped to inspire the Protestant Reformation and changed the course of Western civilization. He married Katharina von Bora thus initiating the practice of clerical marriage within Protestantism.- Publisher.