On Christian Liberty

On Christian Liberty

Perhaps no work of Martin Luther's so captures the revolutionary zeal and theological boldness of his vision as 'The Freedom of a Christian'. This translation of Luther's treatise brings alive the social, historical, and ecclesial context of Luther's...

Title:On Christian Liberty
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780800636074
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    On Christian Liberty Reviews

  • Mortimus Clay

    Billiant. Someone ought to use this to reform the Church! ...

  • Juli

    I give it a 3.5 but rounded up on the stars. Luther contends that by putting assurance of salvation on works the Christian is contradicting the work of Christ and the promises of God. Nonetheless, Lut...

  • Jim

    In 1520, three years after posting his famous theses, Luther was still a monk in the Catholic Church. It was then that he wrote this short manifesto regarding the nature of the freedom of a Christian....

  • David

    Straight to the source. It seems that most reformed theologians bend over backwards to avoid admitting that works have anything do to at all with the Christian walk, while the more ancient and liturgi...

  • Lance Crandall

    Incredibly readable and accessible! A clear straightforward defense on faith alone. All the notes and side columns provide context and are very helpful. ...

  • Skylar Burris

    I worshipped at a Lutheran church for almost four years and yet never read this. I’m glad I finally did, even though I am no longer a Lutheran. It really helped me to better understand the doctrine ...

  • Tessa

    Amazing. Martin Luther's arguments have both beauty and clarity. ...

  • Marc Sims

    Classic Luther. This was written in 1520, one year before the Diet of Worms and Luther's formal and final break with Rome. This was one of the books that was laid before him which he was told to recan...

  • Joseph Sverker

    I find Luther doing an excellent job in short and clear terms explain with biblical justification his view of justification by faith. He was accused ignoring the importance of good deeds for a Christi...

  • Adam

    An excellent short introduction to Luther. His thesis here concerns a sacred mystery: “A Christian man is the most free lord of all, and subject to none; a Christian man is the most dutiful servant ...