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作者 Marshall, Peter, 1964 October 26- author
書名 1517 : Martin Luther and the invention of the Reformation / Peter Marshall
出版項 Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017
國際標準書號 9780199682010
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  BR326.5 .M36 2017    在架上    30610020568341
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  BR326.5 M369 2017    在架上    30530001315563
版本 First edition
說明 xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-233) and index
"Martin Luther's posting of the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517 is one of the most famous events of Western history. It inaugurated the Protestant Reformation, and has for centuries been a powerful and enduring symbol of religious freedom of conscience, and of righteous protest against the abuse of power. But did it actually really happen? In this engagingly-written, wide-ranging and insightful work of cultural history, leading Reformation historian Peter Marshall reviews the available evidence, and concludes that, very probably, it did not. The theses-posting is a myth. And yet, Marshall argues, this fact makes the incident all the more historically significant. In tracing how--and why--a "non-event" ended up becoming a defining episode of the modern historical imagination. Marshall compellingly explores the multiple ways in which the figure of Martin Luther, and the nature of the Reformation itself, have been remembered and used for their own purposes by subsequent generations of Protestants and others--in Germany, Britain, the United States and elsewhere. As people in Europe, and across the world, prepare to remember, and celebrate, the 500th anniversary of Luther's posting of the theses, this book offers a timely contribution and corrective. The intention is not to "debunk", or to belittle Luther's achievement, but rather to invite renewed reflection on how the past speaks to the present--and on how, all too often, the present creates the past in its own image and likeness"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Luther, Martin, 1483-1546. Disputatio pro declaratione virtutis indulgentiarum -- Influence
Reformation -- Germany
Reformation -- Europe
Germany -- Church history -- 16th century
Alt Title Fifteen-seventeen
Fifteen-hundred and seventeen
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