GOOD BOOKS: For LutherFest 500 and for the TLM

Posted May 20, 2017 4:45 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

GOOD BOOKS: For LutherFest 500 and for the TLM

I get quite a few books for review. I can’t handle all of them, but this one, for sure, I will recommend even before I read it… and I will read it. This is timely.
Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years of Protestantism and Its Consequences for Church, State, and Society
US HERE – UK HERE

To give you a sense of the thrust of the book, the Introduction is entitled: “Half a Millennium of Total Depravity (1517-2017): A Critique of Luther’s Impact in the Year of His ‘Catholic’ Apotheosis”.  In other words, this is not an unqualified “RAH! RAH! FOR THE REFORMATION!”
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