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, leading Luther Scholar, is Professor of Reformation and Modern Church History at the University of Muenster, Germany.
Martin Luther, Volume 3: The Preservation of the Church, 1532–1546
August 20, 1999
The third volume of Brecht's magnificent biography describes the final fourteen years of Luther's life, beginning with the accession of Elector John...
Martin Luther, Volume 2: Shaping and Defining the Reformation, 1521-1532
August 1, 1994
Brecht here describes the years in which the distinctive aspects of the Reformation took shape. During this time four difficult conflicts—the Peasants'...
Martin Luther, Volume 1: His Road to Reformation, 1483-1521
January 1, 1985
This first volume in Martin Brecht's three-volume biography recounts Luther's youth and young adulthood up to the period of the Diet of Worms. Brecht, in a...