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The Making of many Bibles

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May 1995
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The Making of many Bibles

Martin Luther's 'outlaw' period, as he hid in the Wartburg castle masquerading as the mysterious 'Squire George', provided him a venue to fulfil a long-held desire: the translation of the New Testament into German. He believed (in the words of historian Owen Chadwick) that 'The ploughman ought to be able to recite the Scriptures…

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