This article addresses five commonly mentioned things about Martin Luther that are actually myths: he was a simple monk, he personally nailed the Ninety-Five Theses to a door in Wittenberg, he said, "Here I stand," he was the first to translate the Bible into German, and he said something about planting a tree.
What was the practice of the Reformers with regard to the mission of the church in the world? Is it true that Martin Luther and John Calvin had no concern for the mission of the church? Gustav Warneck speaks of a "strange silence" of the Reformers in this regard. It is the view of Chaney that Luther was not blind to the missionary call of the church. Read the article for more.
This article recounts the events leading up to the excommunication of Martin Luther.
This article is a biography on Martin Luther.
The 95 Theses of Luther was an important event in the reformation of the church. What were the causes for Luther to write this? Other things discussed in the article are the indulgences, the gospel and good works, and the consequences of the theses (Heidelberg disputation 1518, hearing at Augsburg 1518 and Diet of Worms 1521).
This article offers ten insights into the person and work of Martin Luther, including: he caused a U-turn in theology, designed his own "Luther rose," published prolifically, had his eye on the devil, and was a family man.