The Life And Times Of Martin Luther

This informative biography begins with Luther’s birth, and moves through his youth, his decision to enter the priesthood, and his disenchantment with the church. The book focuses on the impact that Luther had on his times, including his translation of the Bible into German. Some of his 95 theses are explained. The detailed, historically accurate illustrations have a key at the end of the book providing more information. This book commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. mjw
Title: The Life And Times Of Martin Luther
Author: Meike Roth-Beck
Illustrator
: Klaus Ensikat
Publisher
: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Copyright
: 2017
Original Language
: German
Translator
: Laura Watkinson
Original Title
: Von Martins Luthers Wittenberger Thesen
Original Publisher
: Kindermann Verlag. Berlin
Original Copyright
: 2015
ISBN
: 978-0-8028-5495-7
Hardcover pages
: 44
Age range
: 7 up
Genre
: Information Book, Biography, Picture Book, Nonfiction
Book setting
: Europe
Author’s ethnicity
: German
Author’s residence
: Germany
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: German
Illustrator’s residence
: Germany
Awards
: Illustrator has won the Hans Christian Andersen Award 1996
Subjects
: Christian Europe, History, Religion, Religious

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