''Easily the most readable Luther biography in English.'' --Time
''Of the many superlative treatments, a half-century-old study by Roland Bainton, Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther
, has justly won a reputation as a classic work on a classic subject.'' --Mark Noll, author and historian
''A sound and well-rounded picture of the man and of his role in history.'' --Chicago Tribune
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About the Author
A specialist in Reformation history, Roland H. Bainton was for forty-two years Titus Street Professor of ecclesiastical history at Yale, and he continued his writing well into his twenty years of retirement. Bainton wore his scholarship lightly and had a lively, readable style. His most popular book was "Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther" (1950)--which sold more than a million copies.