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Collection: Martin Luther in the Age of Print
This is the only surviving copy of the Dutch translation of Luther's Vom Abendmal Christi, Bekendnis. This text is Luther's statement on the sacramental aspects of the Lord's Supper.
The "Augsburg Confession," compiled in 1530, presented a single and unified creed that remains the standard Lutheran statement of faith. Although the two versions of the Confession were issued together, copies are rarely found together, as here, in a…
Reprinting of Luther's Passional Christi und Antichristi. This copy includes 26 woodcuts by Lucas Cranach the Elder.
Martin Luther's second edition German Bible, translated from the original Greek, known as "Dezembertestament" or the "December Testament" includes woodcut illustrations done by Lucas Cranach the Elder.
Martin Luther's (1483–1546) first German Old Testament which helped spread the Reformation. There are full-page woodcut illustrations by Lucas Cranach the Elder.
Small-format edition of the New Testament translated into Low German from Luther's German New Testament translation.
Bible with woodcut illustrations including a title page with Basel arms carved from a woodblock by Hans Lützelburger after an original design by Hans Holbein the Younger (1497–1543).
Second edition of Martin Luther's complete German Bible with woodcuts by Lucas Cranach the Younger.
Text in German includes Luther's German translation of Psalms CX (Vulgate Psalms CIX) from the Hebrew Old Testament. Includes woodcut illustrations.
Includes Luther's German translation of Psalm LXVIII (Psalm LXVII in Vulgate and Septuagint) from Hebrew. Includes woodcut illustration
Text in German includes Luther's German translation of the Magnificat from the New Testament Greek of St. Luke's Gospel. Includes decorated initials.
Text in German includes Luther's translation of Greek New Testament Epistle of 2nd Peter and Jude. Includes woodcut borders and decorated initials.
Text in German includes Luther's translation of the Canon of the Mass from Latin. Includes woodcut decorations.
Martin Luther's translation of the book of Jonah with woodcut depicting scenes from the book of Jonah.
Martin Luther's translation of Genesis with woodcut illustrations. The woodcuts are smaller copies of earlier cuts by Cranach and the Master of the Zackenblätter used in the Old Testament of 1523.
Vernacular German fables by Johannes Mathesius, Nathan Chytraeus, and Martin Luther.
One of the earliest Lutheran catechisms, this is the first edition of this catechism for girls. Has a woodprint of the crucifixion.
Luther's 1531 edition of his catechism which includes sections of prayers and religious doctrines for readers to learn, reflect upon, teach, and enact.
Latin edition of the small catechism for students with illustrations. This copy is bound with three additional later sixteenth-century catechisms.
German Large catechism with woodcuts.
Latin Small Catechism intended for early readers. It includes basics for reading such as the alphabet before moving into the religious teachings.
In the first edition of the official decrees of the Council of Trent the necessity of an organized approach to censorship was clearly stated in the summary of the eighteenth Tridentine session.
A direct outcome of the Council of Trent, the Index librorum prohibitorum ("Index of Prohibited Books") provided a list of authors and works that were banned by the Catholic Church.
Council of Trent's ten rules that dictated the Catholic Church's censorship of texts.
The Council of Trent broke prohibited books into three classes: books by heretical authors, individual prohibited books, and anonymous protected books. They were listed in these three categories until 1664 when books were listed in a single…