Martin Luther (10 Nov 1483 – 18 Feb 1546) was a German friar, priest, professor of theology and a significant figure in the Protestant Reformation. Luther denounced a number of teachings and practices of the Catholic Church. He strongly disputed the claim that freedom from God's punishment for sin could be achieved through indulgence or other financial means. His translation of the Bible vernacular made it more accessible for common folk, which had a massive impact on German culture. Martin Luther died convinced of the correctness of his Reformation theology, and with his decree of excommunication by Pope Leo X effective up to date.
Selections from the Table Talk of Martin Luther is a collection of sayings and thoughts of Martin Luther. Each saying is piece of puzzle that, ones completed, gives a picture of one the most remarkable Christian activists, who had alone caused a great change in life of Europe. A very thoughtful and educative reading, regardless of your relation to Christianity.