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Resources about Martin Luther

This is a list of works by and about Martin Luther, the German theologian.

Works by Luther

Earliest editions

Wittenberg edition

Nineteen volumes published between 1539-1558. Twelve volumes of German and seven volumes of Latin works.

  • Volume 7, 1558, Wittenberg, Thomam Klug

Jena edition

Thirteen volumes published between 1555-1558. Eight volumes of German and four of Latin works. Two supplementary volumes were published at Eisleben, 1564-1565.

  • Volume 1 1556, Christians Rhodius
  • Volume 2.
  • Volume 3.
  • Volume 4 1557, Christians Rhodius

Collected works in German

Lutheranism
Luther's Rose
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  • D. Martin Luthers Werke, Kritische Gesamtausgabe. 70 vols. Weimar: Verlag Hermann Böhlaus Nachfolger, 1883-.
  • Luther, Martin. D. Martin Luthers Werke, Kritische Gesamtausgabe, 3 Band. Weimar: Verlag Hermann Böhlaus Nachfolger, 1885.
  • Luther, Martin. D. Martin Luthers Werke, Kritische Gesamtausgabe, 13 Band. Weimar: Verlag Hermann Böhlaus Nachfolger, 1889.
  • Luther, Martin. D. Martin Luthers Werke, Kritische Gesamtausgabe, 25 Band. Weimar: Verlag Hermann Böhlaus Nachfolger, 1902.

Translated collected works

  • , tr. Henry Cole. London: W. Simkin and R. Marshall, 1826.
  • , tr. Henry Cole. London: W. Simkin and R. Marshall, 1826.
  • Martin Luther's Writings (Largest Online English Luther Library)
  • Luther, Martin. Luther's Works. 55 Volumes. Various translators. St. Louis, Minneapolis: Concordia Publishing House, Fortress Press, 1957-1986.

Luther's German Bible translation

  • D. Martin Luthers Werke, Kritische Gesamtausgabe. Die Deutsche Bibel. 12 vols. Weimar: Verlag Hermann Böhlaus Nochfolger, 1906-61.
  • Die Luther-Bibel von 1534. Kolorierte Faksimileausgabe, 2 Bände und Begleitband (v. Stephan Füssel), Taschen Verlag, 2002 (Rezension und einige schöne Auszüge)
  • Biblia Germanica. Luther-Übersetzung 1545, Ausgabe letzter Hand. Faksimilierte Handausgabe nach dem im Besitz der Deutschen Bibelgesellschaft befindlichen Originaldruck; einspaltig. Mit zahlreichen Initialen und Holzschnitten des Meisters MS, an deren Gestaltung Luther selbst mitgewirkt hat. Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1967. ISBN 3-438-05501-5
  • D. Martin Luther. Die gantze Heilige Schrifft. Der komplette Originaltext von 1545 in modernem Schriftbild. Hrsg. von Hans Volz unter Mitarbeit von Heinz Blanke; Textredaktion Friedrich Kur. Rogner & Bernhard, München 1972 (Neuausgabe: Ed. Lempertz, Bonn 2004), ISBN 3-933070-56-2
  • Die Luther-Bibel. Originalausgabe 1545 und revidierte Fassung 1912 (CD-ROM), Digitale Bibliothek 29, Berlin 2002, ISBN 3-89853-129-5 (Es handelt sich um Luthers frühneuhochdeutschen Text.)
  • Lutherbibel
  • Die Bibel (lateinisch/deutsch)
  • Luthers Biblia 1545
  • Audio Bibel in der Lutherübersetzung zum Download
  • Lutherbibel von 1984
  • Text der Lutherbibel von 1912
  • Lutherdeutsch.de

Letters in German

  • D. Martin Luthers Werke, Kritische Gesamtausgabe. Briefwechsel. 18 vols. Weimar: Verlag Hermann Böhlaus Nachfolger, 1930-85.
  • Dr. Martin Luthers Sämmtliche Werke. Briefwechsel. Ed. Ernst Ludwig Enders. Calw and Stuttgart.
  • Dr. Martin Luthers Sämmtliche Werke. Briefwechsel, Vierter Band. Ed. Ernst Ludwig Enders. Calw and Stuttgart, 1891.
  • Dr. Martin Luthers Sämmtliche Werke. Briefwechsel Fünfter Band. Ed. Ernst Ludwig Enders. Calw and Stuttgart, 1893.
  • Dr. Martin Luthers Sämmtliche Werke. Briefwechsel, Sechster Band. Ed. Ernst Ludwig Enders. Calw and Stuttgart, 1895.
  • Dr. Martin Luthers Sämmtliche Werke. Briefwechsel, Achter Band. Ed. Ernst Ludwig Enders. Calw and Stuttgart, 1898.
  • Dr. Martin Luthers Sämmtliche Werke. Briefwechsel, Zehnter Band. Ed. Ernst Ludwig Enders. Calw and Stuttgart, 1903.

Letters in English

  • Luther's Correspondence and Other Contemporary Letters, 2 vols., tr.and ed. by Preserved Smith, Charles Michael Jacobs, The Lutheran Publication Society, Philadelphia, Pa. 1913, 1918. Vol. 1 (1507-1521) and ISBN 1-59752-601-0
  • , tr. Margaret, A. Currie. London: MacMillian, 1908.
  • , ed. K. Zimmermann, tr. Malcolm. London: Chapman and Hall, 1865.
  • A Simple Rite for the Ministry of a Pastor with a Demonically-Afflicted Person (Letter to Severin Schulze, June 1, 1545) from Luther: Letters of Spiritual Counsel. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1960, p. 52.)

English works

Original works online

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  • Project Wittenberg, an archive of Lutheran documents
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  • Martin Luther against Henry King of England trans. Buchanan, E.S. New York: Charles A. Swift, 1928
  • Full text of Luther Against the King of England also in:
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  • The Bondage of the Will. Cole, Henry, London: W. Simkin and R. Marshall, 1823. (covenenter.org)
  • The Bondage of the Will. Cole, Henry, London: W. Simkin and R. Marshall, 1823. (Google Books)
  • Concerning Christian Liberty. New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1910 (Part Three)
  • Disputation On the Divinity and Humanity of Christ. (February 27, 1540) trans. Brown, Christopher.
  • Authority of Councils and Churches. tr. by C.B. Smyth. London: William Edward Painter, 1847.
  • Temporal Authority: To What Extent it Should Be Obeyed, 1523.
  • The Babylonian Captivity of the Church. trans. Steinhaeuser, Albert T.W. Philadelphia: A. J. Holman Company. 1915.
  • An Open Letter to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation. trans. Jacobs, C.M. in Works of Martin Luther With Introductionand Notes, Vol. 2. Philadelphia: A.J. Holman Co., 1915.
  • www.theologynetwork.org)
  • www.theologynetwork.org)

Commentaries

  • , tr. Henry Cole. London: R.B. Seeley and W. Burnside, 1837.
  • , tr. Theodore Graebner. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1949.
  • , London: B. Blake, 1833.
  • Philadelphia: Smith, English & Co. Miller and Burlock, 1860.
  • Preface to the Letter of St. Paul to the Romans trans. Thornton, Andrew. Munich: Roger & Bernhard. 1972, vol. 2, pp. 2254-2268.

Sermons

  • , ed. K. Zimmermann, tr. Malcolm. New York: S. & D. A. Forbes, 1830
  • How Christians Should Regard Moses. trans. Bachmann, Theodore E. in Luther's Works (first ed., now public domain): Word and Sacrament I, Vol. 35. Philadelphia: Muhlenberg Press, 1960, 161-174.
  • Dr. Martin Luther's House-Postil Vol. 2. Columbus, Ohio: Schulze, J.A. 1884.
  • Luther's Christmas Sermons: Epistles Vol. 1. trans. Lenker, Nicholas John et al. Minneapolis: Luther Press, 1908.
  • Sermons on the Passion of Christ. Rock Island, Illinois: Lutheran Augustana Book Concern, 1871.
  • Martin Luther's Christmas 1531 five-sermon series on Isaiah 9:6, translated into English by Nathaniel J. Biebert and unavailable in the American Edition or any other collection of Luther's sermons, can be found here.

Autobiography

  • , ed. M. Michelet. tr. William Hazlitt. London: George Bell and Sons, 1904.

Music

  • Luther: Hymns, Ballads, Chants, Truth. 4 CD recording. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2005.
  • , tr. Richard Massie. Chester: Hatchard & Son, 1854.
  • . ed. Bacon, Leonard Woolsey and Allen, Nathan H. Publishers: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - 1883, Hodder & Stoughton, London - 1884.
  • List of Luther's Hymns

Table talk

  • D. Martin Luthers Werke, Kritische Gesamtausgabe. Tischreden. 6 vols. Weimar: Verlag Hermann Böhlaus Nochfolger, 1912-21.
  • . ed. & trans. Charles Heel et al. London: A. & R. Spottiswoode. 1832
  • Google Books
  • . London: Religious Tract Society.

Small and Large Catechism

  • "The Large Catechism." Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions: A Reader's Edition of the Book of Concord. Tr. W. H. T. Dau and G. F. Bente. Rev. and Updated by P. T. McCain, R. C. Baker, G. E. Veith and E. A. Engelbrecht. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2005, 375-470.
  • . tr. and ed. F. Bente and W. H.T. Dau. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1921.
  • "Enchiridion: The Small Catechism." Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions: A Reader's Edition of the Book of Concord. Tr. W. H. T. Dau and G. F. Bente. Rev. and Updated by P. T. McCain, R. C. Baker, G. E. Veith and E. A. Engelbrecht. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2005, 333-374.
  • . tr. and ed. F. Bente and W. H.T. Dau. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1921.

Smalcald articles

  • "The Smalcald Articles." Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions: A Reader's Edition of the Book of Concord. Tr. W. H. T. Dau and G. F. Bente. Rev. and Updated by P. T. McCain, R. C. Baker, G. E. Veith and E. A. Engelbrecht. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2005, 279-313.
  1. . Tr. and ed. W. H. T. Dau and G. F. Bente. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1921.

Works about Luther

Books and papers

  • Acton, John. "Luther", in Lectures on Modern History. Macmillan, 1906. pp. 90–107.
  • Bainton, Roland H. Here I Stand: a Life of Martin Luther. New York: Penguin, 1995 (1950). ISBN 0-452-01146-9.
  • Berenbaum, Michael. "Anti-Semitism," Encyclopædia Britannica, accessed January 2, 2007.
  • Booth, Edwin P. Martin Luther, the Great Reformer, in series, Heroes of the Faith. Ed. and abridged by Dan Harmon. Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour and Co., 1995. 206 p. ISBN 1-55748-727-8
  • Bornkamm, Heinrich. Luther in Mid-Career 1521-1530. Tr. E. Theodore Bachmann. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1983. ISBN 0-8006-0692-2.
  • Bornkamm, Heinrich. Luther's World of Thought. Martin H. Bertram, trans. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1958. ISBN 0-7586-0832-2
  • Brecht, Martin. Martin Luther. Tr. James L. Schaaf. 3 Volumes. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1985-1993. ISBN 0-8006-2813-6, ISBN 0-8006-2814-4, ISBN 0-8006-2815-2.
  • Cole, Richard G. “Reformation Printers: Unsung Heroes” Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol. 15, No. 3. Autumn, 1984.
  • 'Aubigne, Jean Henri Merle. The Triumph of Truth: A Life of Martin Luther. Tr. Henry White. Ed. Mark Sidwell. Bob Jones University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-89084-876-9.
  • Dickens, A.G. Martin Luther and the Reformation. New York: Harper & Row, 1967. ASIN: B0007DY59M.
  • Edwards, Mark U. Printing, propaganda, and Martin Luther. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1994.
  • Erikson, Erik H. "Young Man Luther: A Study in Psychoanalysis and History." The Norton Library, W.W. Norton, New York, 1958, 1962. ISBN 9780393310368
  • Friedenthal, Richard. Luther, His Life and Times. Trans. from the German by John Nowell. First American ed. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1970. viii, 566 p. N.B.: Trans. of the author's Luther, sein Leben und seine Zeit.
  • Gerrish, Brian. Old Protestantism and the New.T and T Clark International, 1994.
  • Haile, H.G. Luther: An Experiment in Biography. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., 1980. ISBN 0-385-15960-9.
  • Hendrix, Scott H. "Luther and the Papacy." Philadelphia: Fortress Press. 1981. ISBN 0-8006-0658-2.
  • Hendrix, Scott H. "Luther." (Abingdon Pillars of Theology series). Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-687-65641-7.
  • Hendrix, Scott H. "Martin Luther, Reformer," in The Cambridge History of Christianity, vol. 6: Reform and Expansion 1500-1600, pp. 3–19. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-521-81162-0.
  • Hillerbrand, Hans J. "Martin Luther," Encyclopædia Britannica, 2007.
  • Holborn, Louise W. “Printing and the Growth of a Protestant Movement in Germany from 1517 to 1524,” Church History 11, No. 2 June, 1942.
  • Kittelson, James M. Luther the Reformer: The Story of the Man and His Career. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1986. ISBN 0-8066-2240-7.
  • Kolb, Robert. Martin Luther As Prophet, Teacher, Hero: Images of the Reformer, 1520-1620. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2000. ISBN 0-8010-2214-2.
  • Lovy, René-Jacques. Luther, in series, Quadrige, 49. 2e éd. Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 1983. N.B.: Text in French. ISBN 2-13-038104-9
  • Lueker, Erwin et al. (eds.) Christian Cyclopedia. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2000.
  • Manns, Peter. Martin Luther: An Illustrated Biography. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co., 1982. ISBN 0-8245-0510-7
  • Marius, Richard. Martin Luther: The Christian between God and Death. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999.
  • Marty, Martin. Martin Luther: A Penguin Life. New York: Penguin, 2004. ISBN 0-670-03272-7
  • McKim, Donald K. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Martin Luther. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003, 58.
  • Michael, Robert. Holy Hatred: Christianity, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
  • MacCulloch, Diarmaid. The Reformation: Europe's House Divided 1490-1700. London: BBC Books, 2003. ISBN 0-7139-9370-7
  • Meggs, Philip B. A History of Graphic Design. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1998.
  • Montgomery, John Warwick. In Defense of Martin Luther: Essays. Milwaukee, Wis.: Northwestern Publishing House, 1970.
  • Nettl, Paul. Luther and Music. Trans. by Frida Best and Ralph Wood. New York: Russell & Russell, 1967, cop. 1948. vii, 174 p.
  • Noble, Graham. "Martin Luther and German anti-Semitism," History Review (2002) No. 42:1-2.
  • Nohl, Frederick. Luther: Biography of a Reformer. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2003. ISBN 0-7586-0651-6
  • Oberman, Heiko A. Luther: Man Between God and the Devil. New York: Doubleday, 1989. ISBN 0-385-42278-4
  • Oberman, Heiko A. The Roots of Anti-Semitism in the Age of Renaissance and Reformation.
  • James I. Porter, trans. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1984. ISBN 0-8006-0709-0
  • Parshall, Peter. “The Vision of the Apocalypse in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.” In The Apocalypse and Shape of Things to Come, edited by Frances Carey. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999, 99-207.
  • Plass, Ewald M. This Is Luther: A Character Study. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1948 [Reprint, 1984]. ISBN 0-570-03942-8.
  • Plass, Ewald M. "Monasticism," in What Luther Says: An Anthology. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1959, 2:964.
  • Polack, W.G. The Story of Luther. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1931.
  • Reu, John Michael. Luther and the Scriptures. Columbus, Ohio: The Wartburg Press, 1944. [Reprint: St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1980].
  • Reu, John Michael. Luther's German Bible: An Historical Presentation Together with a Collection of Sources. Columbus, Ohio: The Lutheran Book Concern, 1934. [Reprint: St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1984].
  • Ritter, Gerhard. Luther: His Life and Work. John Riches, trans. New York: Harper & Row, 1963. ISBN 0-313-20347-4.
  • Schaff, Philip. History of the Christian Church. 8 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910.
  • Schreiber, Clara Seuel. Katherine, Wife of Luther. Pbk. ed. Milwaukee, Wis.: Northwestern Publishing House, 1972. N.B.: Biography of Katharina Luther (née von Bora).
  • Schwiebert, E.G. Luther and His Times. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1950. ISBN 0-570-03246-6.
  • Scribner, Robert W. For the Sake of Simple Folk: Popular Propaganda for the German Reformation. England: Cambridge University Press, 1981.
  • Siemon-Netto, Uwe. The Fabricated Luther: the Rise and Fall of the Shirer Myth. Peter L. Berger, Foreword. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1995. ISBN 0-570-04800-1.
  • Stöhr, Martin. "Die Juden und Martin Luther," in Kremers, Heinz et al. (eds.) Martin Luther und die Juden; die Juden und Martin Luther. Neukirchener publishing house, Neukirchen Vluyn 1985, 1987 (2. Edition). p. 90.
  • Swihart, Altman K. Luther and the Lutheran Church, 1483-1960. New York: Philosophical Library, 1960.
  • Smith, Preserved.
  • Tjernagel, Neelak S. Martin Luther and the Jewish People. Milwaukee: Northwestern Publishing House, 1985. ISBN 0-8100-0213-2
  • Todd, John M. Luther: A Life. New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, 1982. [2])
  • . Tr. and ed. W. H. T. Dau and G. F. Bente. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1921.
  • Westerholm, Stephen. Israel's Law and the Church's Faith. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 1988. ISBN 0-8028-0288-5
  • Spaeth, Adolph. [3]

Audio

  • Martin Luther: Hymns, Ballads, Chants, Truth.
  • www.theologynetwork.org)

Films

  • 1953: Martin Luther, theatrical film, with Niall MacGinnis as Luther; directed by Irving Pichel. Academy Award nominations for black & white cinematography and art/set direction. Re-released in 2002 on DVD in 4 languages.
  • 1974: Luther, theatrical film (MPAA rating: PG), with Stacy Keach as Luther. Adapted from John Osborne's play.
  • 1981: Where Luther Walked, documentary featuring Roland Bainton as guide and narrator, directed by Ray Christensen (VHS released in 1992), ISBN 1-56364-012-0
  • 1983: Martin Luther: Heretic, TV presentation with Jonathan Pryce as Luther, directed by Norman Stone.
  • 1983: Martin Luther: An Eye on Augsburg, a film funded by the Northern Illinois District of the LCMS with Rev. Robert Clausen as Luther.
  • 2001: Opening the Door to Luther, travelogue hosted by Rick Steves. Sponsored by the ELCA.
  • 2002: Martin Luther, a historical film from the Lion TV/PBS Empires series, with Timothy West as Luther, narrated by Liam Neeson and directed by Cassian Harrison.
  • 2003: Luther, theatrical release (MPAA rating: PG-13), with Joseph Fiennes as Luther and directed by Eric Till. Partially funded by American and German Lutheran groups.

Online information on Luther and his work

  • , a biography by Ronald Bainton
  • KDG Wittenberg's Luther site (7 languages)
  • Christian Cyclopedia: Martin Luther
  • Martin Luther – ReligionFacts.com
  • – PBS movie
  • The Life of Martin Luther
  • article on "Luther, Martin"
  • Martin Luther - Eine Bibliographie (German)
  • Project Gutenberg
  • The "seat" of the Reformation - (BBC News)
  • Catholic Encyclopedia: Martin Luther
  • Jewish Encyclopedia: Martin Luther
  • Martin Luther and the German Reformation
  • Luther's Men - Discuss Theology and Beer
  • Luther On Islam

External links

  • WorldCat catalog)
  • 16th Century Reformation Reading Room: Extensive online Luther resources, Tyndale Seminary
  • Internet Archive - books scanned from major libraries.
  • Full List of Luther's Works, American Edition
  • Free scores by Martin Luther in the Choral Public Domain Library (ChoralWiki)
  • Free scores by Martin Luther at the International Music Score Library Project
  • www.theologynetwork.org

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