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Marty, Martin E. 1928-

Overview
Works: 636 works in 1,331 publications in 2 languages and 68,527 library holdings
Genres: Church history  Biography  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Comparative studies  Interviews  Controversial literature 
Roles: Editor, Commentator, Author of introduction, Narrator, Other, Creator
Classifications: BR515, 291.0973
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Pilgrims in their own land : 500 years of religion in America by Martin E Marty ( Book )
19 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 2,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on America's past and present religious leaders and shows how the coexistence of numerous religions has shaped American laws and values
Martin Luther by Martin E Marty ( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A minister, historian, and scholar reassesses the life and times of Martin Luther, describing his seminal role in the Reformation; his religious beliefs and fresh interpretation of the human relationship with God; his conflict with Church leaders; and his lasting influence on world history and religion. Martin Marty--professor, author, pastor, historian, and journalist is, in Bill Moyer's words, the most influential interpreter of American religion. In Martin Luther a man of unswerving faith, rooted in his own Lutheran tradition yet deeply committed to helping enrich a pluralist society, brings to powerful life the devout Reformation figure whose despair for a perilous world, felt anew in our own times, drove him to a ceaseless search for assurance of God's love. It was one that led him steadily to a fresh interpretation of human interaction with God as born solely from God's grace and not the church's mediation and to the famous theses he posted at Wittenberg in 1517. Luther's persistence in this belief, and in his long battle with church leaders embellished by rich historical background makes Martyr's biography riveting reading. Luther's obdurate yet receptive stance, so different from the travestied image of fundamentalism we currently face, restored the balance between religion and the individual. Martin Luther is at once a fascinating history, a story of immense spiritual passion and amazing grace, and a superb intellectual biography
Religions of the world : the illustrated guide to origins, beliefs, traditions & festivals by Elizabeth Breuilly ( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 2,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This clear illustrated introduction to the world's religions gives an overview of the major groups. It covers Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Shinto, Taoism, Skhism and Bahai. Each chapter gives beliefs and practices as well as describing major festivals. Religious calendars and population distributions are helpful features. The photographs, maps and charts extend the text of this attractive guide. Recommended for all secondary collections
Modern American religion by Martin E Marty ( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vol. 1: The Irony of it all, 1893-1919; Vol. 2: The Noise of conflict, 1919-1941
Righteous empire; the Protestant experience in America by Martin E Marty ( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Today people are curious about who the WASPs really are and were. With searing objectivity, shaded by a compassionate intelligence, Marty exposes the racism, intellectual complexity, and peculiar flexibility that helped to make up the unique institution American Protestantism was at its height. The author structures his investigation around problems of conflict: between races, social classes, between denominations and "schools."
A handbook of Christian theologians by Dean G Peerman ( Book )
19 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religion and republic : the American circumstance by Martin E Marty ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The past few years have seen a growing tendency by political and religious leaders to invent a homogeneous past--a golden age of perfect consensus on values and morals. Martin Marty shows that such a golden age never existed. In his exploration of religious diversity in the United States from the colonial past to the present, Marty takes seriously the fragile character and modest promise of American pluralism. He reveals how the vitality of the American experience has always depended on the fact that values and morals are generated in subcultures and worked out in a common society
Fundamentalisms observed by Martin E Marty ( Book )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fundamentalism Project vol. 1
A short history of Christianity by Martin E Marty ( Book )
27 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Protestantism by Martin E Marty ( Book )
14 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probes the nature, evolution, and contemporary manifestations of world Protestantism as a religious force
The Christian world : a global history by Martin E Marty ( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the origins, history, and spread of Christianity around the world explores the life of Christ and his teachings, the journeys of the apostles, and the growing influence of the religion on theology, politics, culture, and society
A nation of behavers by Martin E Marty ( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religion and social conflict : based upon lectures given at the Institute of Ethics and Society at San Francisco Theological Seminary by Robert Lee ( Book )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Varieties of unbelief by Martin E Marty ( Book )
14 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explorations in American religion: the full spectrum of nine major types of unbelief, from nihilism to atheism, agnosticism to apathy, reflecting the conflict today between belief and unbelief
Religion in America, 1950 to the present by Jackson W Carroll ( Book )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new shape of American religion by Martin E Marty ( Book )
7 editions published between 1958 and 1978 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a call for a culture ethic for American Protestantism. It includes an analysis of the new shape of American religion against the background of the past. Its second portion is devoted to resources and strategy for reshaping Protestantism in a new cultural situation. This includes a full-length illustration from the example of the Christian parish. Viewed from this aspect, the book is to be seen as a preliminary contribution to parochial theology. Finally, the spirit of revitalized Protestant witness is discussed
The Protestant voice in American pluralism by Martin E Marty ( )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Religion, ethnicity, and self-identity nations in turmoil ( )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethnicity and religion at the end of this century are fused in surprising, creative, and ominous ways. News stories connect words like Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant with various movements of peoples. Whereas ethnicity and religion have, in the past, succumbed to secular, urban, technological, ideological, educational, and mass communication influences, they now surface as a freshly volatile force in world cultures. To overcome these conventional influences, people establish personal and group identity, mutual security, and empowerment by creatively merging their ethnicity and religion. This collection of essays examines, in Martin Marty's terms, the "explosion of public faith and aggressive action."
Religious crises in modern America by Martin E Marty ( )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The public church : mainline, Evangelical, Catholic by Martin E Marty ( Book )
5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Marty, Martin 1928-
Marty, Martin E. (Martin Emil), 1928-
Marty, Martin Emil, 1928-
マーティー, マーティン・E
Languages
English (278)
German (1)
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