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Luther and His Katie

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  15 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Every churchgoer knows about Martin Luther, the rumbustuous leader of the Reformation, but few realise the influence that his wife had on his ministry.

Early in his personal reformation Luther became convinced that there was no reason why parish priests should not marry, if they preferred it, but he did not feel inclined to break his clerical oath himself.

That was until he
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Published October 5th 2001 by Christian Focus Publications (first published May 21st 1999)
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Will Pareja
Mar 16, 2014 Will Pareja rated it really liked it
If you're looking for a theological thriller, this is not the book for you (even though there is some great theology contained therein at some points). However, if you'd like a peek into the fishbowl of the legendary Luther family, then pick up this short and moving read.
An interesting tidbit about Kate (spoiler alert) is that she was essentially disowned by her father for leaving the convent (and, of course, marrying Martin).
This biography teases out the quote from Luther on p. 66– "The first
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Katherine
Jun 17, 2013 Katherine rated it really liked it
The GR description for this book is wrong. I will try to remember to fix it.

A lovely little biography about Luther, focussing on his relationship with his wife Katie. Some of the things he wrote in his letters made me laugh! He was obviously a very clever man with lots of love for a good teasing joke.
Jo
Nov 24, 2013 Jo rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful biography. I closed the book with the heart felling of Katie and Luther as brother and sister in Christ.
Katy
Aug 03, 2007 Katy added it
The wonderful, earthy, frank story of how this pair revolutionized marriage for their time.
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