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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas comes a brilliant and inspiring biography of one of the most influential men in modern history, Martin Luther.

On All Hallow’s Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hoped would spark an academic debate, but that instead ignited a conflagration that would forever destroy the world he knew. Five hundred years after Luther’s now famous Ninety-five Theses appeared, Eric Metaxas, acclaimed biographer of the bestselling Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy and Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery, paints a startling portrait of the wild figure whose adamantine faith cracked the edifice of Western Christendom and dragged medieval Europe into the future. Written in riveting prose and impeccably researched, Martin Luther tells the searing tale of a humble man who, by bringing ugly truths to the highest seats of power, caused the explosion whose sound is still ringing in our ears. Luther’s monumental faith and courage gave birth to the ideals of liberty, equality, and individualism that today lie at the heart of all modern life.

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  • Trade Paperback

    9781101980026

    October 15, 2018

    Penguin

    496 pages

    RRP $37.00

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  • Paperback

    9780525558224

    April 2, 2018

    Viking

    496 pages

    RRP $48.00

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  • Hardback

    9781101980019

    October 16, 2017

    Viking

    416 pages

    RRP $55.00

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  • Audio CD

    9780525497523

    October 15, 2017

    Penguin

    RRP $105.00

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