A great new resource for this time of pandemic!

MARTIN LUTHER: What to Do During an Epidemic

Annotated translation by Dr. William Russell

Martin Luther’s 1527 open letter on the Plague, though written for a different age has surprising resonance to the present. William Russell helps the reader navigate the Medieval context and amplify connections to the present through his introduction and annotations.

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