Format:
Book
Author:
Pittman, Allison, author.
Title:
Loving Luther / Allison Pittman.
Publisher, Date:
Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., [2017]
©2017
Description:
vi, 417 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Germany, 1505. In the dark of night, Katharina von Bora says the bravest good-bye a six-year-old can muster and walks away as the heavy convent gate closes behind her. Though the cold walls offer no comfort, Katharina soon finds herself calling the convent her home. God, her father. This, her life. She takes her vows--a choice more practical than pious--but in time, a seed of discontent is planted by the smuggled writings of a rebellious excommunicated priest named Martin Luther. Their message? That Katharina is subject to God, and no one else. Could the Lord truly desire more for her than this life of servitude? In her first true step of faith, Katharina leaves the only life she has ever known. But the freedom she has craved comes with a price, and she finds she has traded one life of isolation for another. Without the security of the convent walls or a family of her own, Katharina must trust in both the God who saved her and the man who paved a way for rescue. Luther's friends are quick to offer shelter, but Katharina longs for all Luther has promised: a home, a husband, perhaps even the chance to fall in love"--jacket.
Subjects:
Luther, Katharina von Bora, 1499-1552 -- Fiction.
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546 -- Fiction.
Reformation -- Germany -- Fiction.
Germany -- Fiction.
Genre:
Christian fiction.
Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
Notes:
Includes discussion questions.
LCCN:
2016059161
ISBN:
9781496426727
149642672X
9781414390451
1414390459
Other Number:
970641474
System Availability:
6
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
6
Control Number:
1336069
Call Number:
PITTM
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
4
# System items in:
4