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The Great Reformer

Author : Austen Ivereigh
ISBN : 9781925575538
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Since his surprise appointment in March 2013, Pope Francis has emerged as the most talked-about and most revolutionary pope in living memory. He has become a subject of fascination, conversation, and headlines not only to the 1.2 billion Catholics in the world, but to virtually everyone. This biography of Pope Francis describes how this revolutionary thinker became who he is, and how he will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religions. Drawing on extensive interviews in Argentina and other countries and now featuring an updated epilogue, The Great Reformer traces the roots of his papacy in Francis's childhood in Buenos Aires, in his Jesuit training, and in the dramatic events during the Pern era and the military government in Argentina in the 1970s. It shows how these experiences have shaped his beliefs, and with his commitment to the discernment of God's will, enabled him to challenge and redirect the Church. Pope Francis was elected in the midst of one of the biggest crises in the Church in modern times. This is the story of a true radical who is transforming the Church by restoring what it has lost.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Martin Luther

Author : John Arch Morrison
ISBN : 1930092164
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This biography presents the leading aspects of the life of Luther. Includes a choice example of one of Luther's writings in the appendix.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Great Reformer Volume 1

Author : Dr. Basharat Ahmad
ISBN : 9781945227189
Genre : Philosophy
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The Great Reformer is the English translation of Mujaddid-e-Azam, a comprehensive biography of the Mujjadid (Reformer in Islam) and Founder of the Ahmadiyya Movement Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad by a close associate and compatriot, Dr. Basharat Ahmad. This monumental research work published in Urdu in three volumes was translated into English in 2008 by Hamid Rahman, PhD. It is widely considered to be the most authentic and complete portrayal of the great and tireless service rendered to Islam by the Founder of the Ahmadiyya Movement. The first two volumes, published in 1939 and 1940 respectively, consist of the Founder's life history, and also contain synopsis of each of his major Urdu, Arabic and Persian works. The third volume deals with his Islamic philosophy, thoughts, exposition of Islamic concepts, defense of Islam in reply to non-Muslim critics, and his mission of carrying the message of Islam to the West.
Category: Philosophy

Martin Luther

Author : Edwin Prince Booth
ISBN : 1557487278
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A biography of the German monk who led the Protestant Reformation in Europe from its beginning in 1517 until his death in 1546.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Year With Luther

Author : Athina Lexutt
ISBN : 9781925486605
Genre : Religion
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A daily Luther breviary for pastors and laity, for use in college, seminary, and university, and for reading at home; the book is suitable for Christian believers, inquirers, as well as for those interested in studying Reformation history. Martin Luther did not bequeath to us a system of theological thought, but his sermons, poetry, letters, and essays are all written with specific situations in mind. This book takes the same approach in dealing with topics. Twelve topics, spread over the months of the year, introduce the reader to Luther's theology. The selected readings from the Wittenberg reformer are translated into modern English and explained in everyday language. The passages from his writings have been selected with an eye to the Christian year and its festivals; at the same time they describe the nature and consequences of Luther's reformational insights. With the added benefit of a commentary on the selected Luther texts as well as on the art work for each month, this book promises to be not only a helpful and entertaining companion for the journey through the church year, but also a compendium of Luther's theology.
Category: Religion

Luther On Leadership

Author : David D. Cook
ISBN : 9781532635274
Genre : Religion
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As a leader, Martin Luther shook the world. Yet, oddly enough, while a great deal has been written about his life, theology, and legacy, few authors have taken the time to examine his leadership characteristics. Luther on Leadership fills this gap by examining his life in light of modern leadership theories. This book looks at Luther's life from a variety of angles to show why he was such an effective leader. With chapters focusing on Luther as a change agent, transformational leader, adaptive leader, and more, this work will help the reader understand why Luther transformed the landscape of Europe. Examining not only his theological contributions, but also his contributions in fields such as law, politics, economics, and education, Luther on Leadership aims to give a holistic picture of Luther as a leader in many areas of society.
Category: Religion

Peter The Great

Author : Marc Raeff
ISBN : STANFORD:36105004516840
Genre : Russia
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Sincerely Luther

Author : Neal E. Snider
ISBN : 0758662475
Genre : Religion
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Over the course of his lifetime, Martin Luther wrote hundreds of thousands of words. Out of all those essays, sermons, and letters, not one was personally addressed to you.
Category: Religion