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Basic Bibliography for this Website

English Bibles

Gruber 37

Gruber 37

Author unknown. A Century of Bibles of the Authorized Version from 1611 to 1711. London, 1872. Gruber 37


Bruce, F. F. History of the Bible in English. 3rd edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.

Gruber 256

Gruber 256

Fry, Francis. The Bible by Coverdale MDXXXV. London & Bristol, 1867. Gruber 256


Gruber, L. Franklin. The First English New Testament and Luther. The Real Extent to which Tyndale was Dependent upon Luther as a Translator. Burlington, Iowa: The Lutheran Literary Board, 1928.

Herbert, A. S. Historical Catalogue of Printed Editions of the English Bible 1525-1961. London: The British and Foreign Bible Society, 1968.

Metzger, Bruce M. The Bible in Translation. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001.


General Bibliography

Gruber 254

Gruber 254

Bullen, George. Caxton Celebration 1877. Catalogue of the Loan Collection...connected with the art of printing, South Kensington. Revised Edition. London, N. D. Gruber 254.


Gruber 255

Gruber 255

Prime, Wendell. Fifteenth Century Bibles. New York: Andolph D. F. Randolph and Company, 1588.


Lutheran Confessions

Gassmann, Günther and Scott H. Hendrix. Fortress Introduction to the Lutheran Confessions. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1999.

Kolb Robert and James A. Nestingen, editors. Sources and Contexts of the Book of Concord. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2001.

Kolb, Robert and Timothy J. Wengert, editors. The Book of Concord: The Confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2005.

Martin Luther

Aland, Kurt. Hilfsbuch zum Lutherstudium. 3rd revised edition. Wittenberg: Luther-Verlag, 1970.

______, ed. Martin Luther: Gesammelte Werke CD-ROM. Digitale Bibliothek 63. Berlin: DirectMedia, 2002.

Bainton, Roland H. Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther. New York: Abingdon, 1950.

Benzing, Josef and Helmut Claus. Lutherbibliographie. Verzeichnis der gedruckten Schriften Martin Luthers bis zu dessen Tod. 2nd edition. Volume 1. Baden-Baden: Valentin Koerner, 1989.

Boehmer, Heinrich. Martin Luther: Road to Reformation. New York: Meridian Books, 1957.

Gruber 154

Gruber 154

Ehwald, Rudolf, ed. Luthers Sendschreiben an Papst Leo X und sein Büchlein von der Freiheit einer Christenmenschen. Weimar, 1917. Facsimile. Gruber 154


Gritsch, Eric W. Martin--God's Court Jester: Luther in Retrospect. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1983.

Kittelson, James M. Luther the Reformer: The Story of the Man and His Career. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2003.

Lohse, Bernhard. Martin Luther: An Introduction to his Life and Thought. Translated by Robert C. Schultz. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1986.

Lull, Timothy F. and William Russell, editors. Martin Luther's Basic Theological Writings. 2nd edition. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2005.

Lund, Eric. Documents from the History of Lutheranism, 1517-1750. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2002.

Luther, Martin. Werke. Kritische Gesamtausgabe. Weimar: Böhlhaus, 1883- (WA)

Marty, Martin E. Martin Luther. New York: Penguin, 2004.

Oberman, Heiko A. Luther: Man between God and the Devil. Translated by Eileen Walliser-Schwarzbart. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989l

Pelikan, Jaroslav and Helmut T. Lehmann. Luther's Works. Philadelphia: Muhlenberg Press and St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House. 1955-1986.

Vogel, Heinrich I. Vogel's Cross Reference and Index to the Contents of Luther's Works. Milwaukee: Northwestern Publishing House, 1983.

Martin Luther's Translation of the Bible

Eichenberger, Walter and Henning Wendland. Deutsche Bibeln vor Luther. Die Buchkunst der achtzehn deutschen Bibeln zwischen 1466 and 1522. Hamburg: Friedrich Wittig Verlag, 1977.

Koiman, Willem Jan. Luther and the Bible. Philadelphia: Muhlenberg, 1961.

Gruber 42

Gruber 42

Krafft, Johann Melchior. Historische Nachricht von der vow awey hundert Jahren 1534...Verdeutschten Bibel Doct. Martini Lutheri.... Altoona, 1735. Gruber 42.


Gruber 11

Gruber 11

Panzer, Georg Wolfgang. Zusätze zu seinem Entwurf einer vollständigen Geschichte der deutschen Bibelübersetzung D. Martin Luthers vom Jahr 1517 an, bis 1581. Nürnberg, 1791. Gruber 11.


Reinitzer, Heimo. Biblia deutsch. Luthers Bibelübersetzung und ihre Tradition. Wolfenbüttel: Herzog August Bibliothek, 1983.

Schmidt, Ph. Die Illustration der Lutherbibel. 1522-1700. Basel: Verlag Friedrich Reinhardt, 1962.

Gruber 76

Gruber 76

Schott, Heinrich. Geschichte der teutschen Bibelübersetzung D. Martin Luthers und der fortdauernde Werth derselben... Leipzig, 1835. Gruber 76


Schramm, Albert. Luther und die Bibel I. Die Illustration der Lutherbibel. Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1923.

Volz, Hans. Martin Luthers deutsche Bibel. Hamburg: Friedrich Wittig Verlag, 1978.

New Testament Manuscripts

Clark, Kenneth W. A Descriptive Catalogue of Greek New Testament Manuscripts in America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1937.

Philip Melanchthon

Green, Lowell C. Melanchthon in English: New Translations into English with a Registry of Previous Translations: A Memorial to William Hammer (1909-1976). St. Louis: Center for Reformation Research, 1982.

Hendrix, Scott H. and Timothy J. Wengert. Philip Melanchthon: Then and Now (1497-1997): Essays Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Birth of Philip Melanchthon, Theologian, Teacher and Reformer. Columbia, SC: Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, 1999.

Keen, Ralph. A Checklist of Melanchthon Imprints through 1560. St. Louis: Foundation for Reformation Research, 1988.


This website containing pictures and descriptions of all of these works is being developed by Ralph W. Klein. Individuals or groups that would like to see these books in person should contact Professor Klein (rklein@lstc.edu).


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