Martin Luther


Doctrine’s many lives

Christine Helmer’s important new book has an unusual literary feature: its titular character is killed off not once, but twice.


Reinventing Liberal Christianity, by Theo Hobson

Theo Hobson’s ambitious book traces the historical emergence and fate of liberal theology in the modern period. He defends the “liberal state” and the way good liberal Christianity is allied with it.


The digital Luther

Martin Luther: Exploring His Life and Times, 1483-1546, by Helmar Jughans (CD-ROM)

Written biographies of Martin Luther abound, but only one multimedia, hypertext CD-ROM attempts the tale. As a Luther scholar and sometime software designer, I find this production's media more interesting than its message.


Women's space

Feminist Theology and Christian Theology: Cartographies of Grace, by Serene Jones