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The Political Theories of Martin Luther

The Political Theories of Martin Luther – Luther Hess Waring

After a description of the Germany of Luther’s day, the author enters upon various important topics in political science and endeavors to show by citations from Luther’s writings the positions taken by that reformer. His views are not formulated in any connected treatise on the theory of the State but a compilation of detailed expressions exhibit the principles upon which he seemed to act. The author organizes the matter in a final summary, by which it appears that Luther was of the opinion that the State was of divine origin but its form was a matter for human determination. The sovereignty of the State is exclusive, not shared by the … Read more.../Mehr lesen ...

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