Martin Luther the Man-Devil

Piety, M.G.

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  04/09/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX21401

A review of the book 'Manteuffel' by Danish author and public intellectual Peter Tudvad, a work of popular fiction that also takes on religious and social-political issues.


Excerpt: Count Manteuffel had a consuming interest in theological questions and hence conducted an extended correspondence with Luther, as well as with other actual historical figures such as the notorious serial killer Elizabeth Bathory. What, you may wonder, does the famous protestant reformer have in common with a serial killer? All becomes clear in this meticulously researched historical novel.