In Interpreting Martin Luther: An Introduction to His Life and Thought, Victor Shepherd provides a helpful and balanced introduction to the life of Martin Luther and his theological legacy. After setting the historical stage of the Reformation, Victor Shepherd traces Luther's theological development and explores central concepts in his thought, including both the strengths and weaknesses of this theology.
With freshness and accessibility, Victor Shepherd introduces readers to Luther's life and writings, engages with him on a range of important subjects, and demonstrates his continuing relevance through helpful and challenging applications for contemporary Christians and churches.
Victor Shepherd is Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at Tyndale University College & Seminary, Toronto, and professor ordinarius for the Graduate Theological Foundation, University of Oxford. He is also on the faculty of the Toronto School of Theology, University of Toronto, where he supervises doctoral students in Reformation studies.