Martin Luther "Here I Stand"
Martin Luther is an inspirational example of how one man's conviction can spur spiritual development of an entire continent. This short, made-for-children biography highlights Martin Luther's life and work, from his initial questioning of the Catholic church, to his development of a new Bible, to his preaching and personal life. Quotes and a few lesser-known facts help capture a snippet of his character and conviction. Vibrant, gripping illustrations"mixed with portraits and a few photographs"complete the picture of the young revolutionary. 26 pgs, hc.
32 pages, hardback.
The inspiring story of Luther's life, brilliantly paired with historical art! In 1517, a humble monk by the name of Martin Luther posted a list of 95 grievances against the Church of Rome, and in so doing he changed the course of history. Never had anyone so openly questioned the Church's authority. No one could suspectnot even Luther himselfthat his speaking out would herald the beginning of a new movement that came to be known as the Reformation.