Grimm, Harold J. The Reformation Era: 1500–1600. New York: Macmillan, 1966, 703 p.
Contains an extensive bibliographic essay and survey of the literature on Luther and Reformation scholarship.
Bainton, Ronald H. Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther. New York: Abingdon-Cokesbury Press, 1950, 422 p.
Important biography spanning Luther's entire life, by a leading Luther scholar.
Brecht, Martin. Martin Luther: His Road to Reformation 1483–1521, translated by James L. Schaaf....
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