Commentary on Peter & Jude
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A timeless commentary written by one of the most influential theologians in history. Though often neglected, the New Testament epistles of Peter and Jude offer important insights for Christians in their daily walk. In this commentary, Luther explores the biblical text in the clear yet direct style for which he is known. Emphasizing the salvation and grace promised through Jesus Christ, Luther calls Christians to live radically as they wait for the future life.
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.