img Leseprobe Leseprobe

Living I Was Your Plague

Martin Luther's World and Legacy

Lyndal Roper

EPUB
ca. 28,99
Amazon iTunes Thalia.de Weltbild.de Hugendubel Bücher.de ebook.de kobo Osiander Google Books Barnes&Noble bol.com Legimi yourbook.shop
* Affiliatelinks/Werbelinks
Hinweis: Affiliatelinks/Werbelinks
Links auf reinlesen.de sind sogenannte Affiliate-Links. Wenn du auf so einen Affiliate-Link klickst und über diesen Link einkaufst, bekommt reinlesen.de von dem betreffenden Online-Shop oder Anbieter eine Provision. Für dich verändert sich der Preis nicht.

Princeton University Press img Link Publisher

Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst, Musik / Religion/Theologie

Beschreibung

From the author of the acclaimed biography Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet, new perspectives on how Luther and others crafted his larger-than-life image

Martin Luther was a controversial figure during his lifetime, eliciting strong emotions in friends and enemies alike, and his outsized persona has left an indelible mark on the world today. Living I Was Your Plague explores how Luther carefully crafted his own image and how he has been portrayed in his own times and ours, painting a unique portrait of the man who set in motion a revolution that sundered Western Christendom.

Renowned Luther biographer Lyndal Roper examines how the painter Lucas Cranach produced images that made the reformer an instantly recognizable character whose biography became part of Lutheran devotional culture. She reveals what Luther's dreams have to say about his relationships and discusses how his masculinity was on the line in his devastatingly crude and often funny polemical attacks. Roper shows how Luther's hostility to the papacy was unshaken to the day he died, how his deep-rooted anti-Semitism infused his theology, and how his memorialization has given rise to a remarkable flood of kitsch, from "Here I Stand" socks to Playmobil Luther.

Lavishly illustrated, Living I Was Your Plague is a splendid work of cultural history that sheds new light on the complex and enduring legacy of Luther and his image.

Weitere Titel zum gleichen Preis

Kundenbewertungen

Schlagwörter

Friedrich Myconius, Calvinism, Rhetoric, Thuringia, Writing, Papist, Papal bull, The Peasants, Anabaptists, Pope, Altarpiece, Monasticism, Hatred, Damnation, Johannes Mathesius, Princeton University Press, Linda Colley, Sermon, Religious text, David Cannadine, Kitsch, Nuremberg, Invective, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Torgau, Ayesha Jalal, Justus Jonas, The Archbishop, Iconography, India–Pakistan relations, Indulgence, Emblem, Lehmann, Luther Bible, Clergy, Ninety-five Theses, Lyndal Roper, Pope Paul III, Luther rose, Masculinity, Infant baptism, Schloss, Thomas Sugrue, Martin Luther, Mark Mazower, George Spalatin, Sacramentarians, Andreas Karlstadt, Jews, Hagiography, Diet of Augsburg, Heresy, Johannes Bugenhagen, Franciscus, Question authority, Disputation, Old Testament, Frederick Cooper (historian), Celibacy, Stuart B. Schwartz, Theology, Augustinians, Martyr, Illustration, Thirty Years' War, Religion, Pastor, God, Lecture, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Ulm Minster, Church service, Real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, Leipzig Debate, Epithet, Tonsure, Landgrave, Lutherhaus, Lutheranism, Pamphlet, Eisleben, Nazism, Philip Melanchthon, Lawrence Stone, Catholic Church, Gunnar, Augustine of Hippo, Katharina von Bora, Decretal, Simons, Christopher Wickham, Andersson, Deathbed, Catholicism, Polemic, Woodcut, Protestantism, Relic, Law and Gospel, Judensau