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Martin Luther Hero of the Reformation – Henry E. Jacobs

Henry Eyster Jacobs [1844-1932], Martin Luther. The Hero of the Reformation 1483-1546.

Today’s free book is a produsely illustrated biography of Martin Luther by Henry E. Jacobs.

My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain title available for digitisation.

Henry Eyster Jacobs [1844-1932], Martin Luther. The Hero of the Reformation 1483-1546. New York & London: G.P. Putman’s Sons, 1898. Hbk. pp.454. [Click to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Book I. THe Monk (1483-1517)
    1. Birth and Childhood
    2. Student Life
    3. In the Cloister
    4. The Professor
  • Book II. The Protestant (1517-1522)
    1. The Sale of Indulgences; and the Theses
    2. The Reception of the Theses and the Heidelberg Conference
    3. Eck, Prierias, and the Pope
    4. Before Cajetan at Augsberg
    5. Miltilz and the Leipzig Disputation
    6. Political Complications; New Allies; The Three Great Treatises of 1520
    7. The Bull
    8. The Diet of Worms
    9. At the Wartburg
  • Book III. The Reformer (1522-1546)
    1. Carlstadt and the Zwickau Prophets
    2. Rebuilding
    3. The Lines Drawn
    4. The Peasant’s War
    5. Marriage
    6. Visitation of Churches and the Catechisms
    7. Zwingli and the Marburg Colloquy
    8. Coburg and Augsburg
    9. The Schmalkald League and the Struggles with Rome and Fanaticism
    10. Vergerius; The Wittenberg Concord; and the Schmalkald Articles
    11. New Triumphs and Trials
    12. The Landgrave of Hess
    13. Diet of Ratisbon; Controversies with the Jurists, Emperor and Pope
    14. Luther’s Theology
    15. Home Life and Last Days
  • Appendix I
  • Appendix II
  • Index

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