Philip Melanchthon 1497–1560
By Rev. George Wilson. Here is a beautiful little enhanced reprint of a rare book written back in 1897. The book covers the life of German preacher Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560) from his childhood, to his days in Heidelberg and Tübingen and on to his time in Wittenberg.
Melanchthon was a respected associate and friend of Martin Luther and has been called the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation.
Besides Luther, Philip Melanchthon is considered the most important figure in the founding of Lutheranism. Ten original illustrations are interspersed throughout book.
Softcover, illustrated, 159 pages