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Granquist, Mark. Lutherans in America: A New History. Fortress Press, 2015.

Heal, Bridget. A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany.  Oxford University Press, 2017.

MacCulloch, Diarmaid. The Reformation: A History. 1st Edition. Viking Adult, 2004.

Marty, Martin E. October 31, 1517: Martin Luther and the Day That Changed the World.  Paraclete Press, 2016.

Roper, Lyndal. Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet. Random House, 2017.

Ryrie, Alec. Protestants: The Faith That Made the Modern World. Viking, 2017.


Granquist, Mark A. “Martin Luther in North America.” Oxford Research Encyclopedias, November 22, 2016.

Helmer, Christine. "The American Luther." Dialog: A Journal of Theology 47, no. 2 (2008): 114-124.

––––. "The Contemporary Constructive Task." Dialog: A Journal of Theology 56, no. 3 (2017): 218-222. 

Keating, Joshua. “Is the Protestant Work Ethic Real? A New Study Claims It Can Be Measured.” Accessed August 29, 2017.

Other Resources

2003 PBS Documentary Martin Luther: The Reluctant Revolutionary.

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