Item description for The Man Who Laid the Egg (Louise A. Vernons Religious Heri) by Louise Vernon...
Overview "Erasmus laid the egg that Luther hatched" is what the people say. And that makes young Gerhard Koestler smile. He knows that Erasmus has influenced Luther's thinking. He also believes both men are trying to serve God according to the Scriptures. Young Gerhard Koestler lives in Germany in the 1500s. He inherits money and a castle when his rich parents die. His Uncle Frederic tries to talk Gerhard into becoming a monk so Frederic can claim the inheritance for his own. But Gerhard has other ideas. After a series of adventures and narrow escapes, Gerhard arrives in Basel, Switzerland. To his delight he is able to live in the same house as Erasmus. Although Erasmus' enemies accuse him of agreeing with Martin Luther, Erasmus says that the Bible is his guide. In the end, Gerhard returns to his castle. Not sure whether he wants to be know as a Catholic or a Lutheran, Gerhard returns to his castle. Not sure whether he wants to be known as a Catholic or a Lutheran, Gerhard says, "Call me a Christian." No other name is necessary.
Publishers Description Erasmus laid the egg that Luther hatched is what the people said. And that made young Gerhard Koestler smile. He knew that Erasmus had influenced Luther's thinking. He also believed both men were trying to serve God according to the Scriptures. Young Gerhard Koestler lived in Germany in the 1500s. He inherited money and a castle when his rich parents died. After a series of adventures and narrow escapes, Gerhard arrived in Basel, Switzerland, where he was able to live in the same house as Erasmus. Although Erasmus' enemies accused him of agreeing with Martin Luther, Erasmus said that the Bible was his guide.
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Studio: Herald Pr
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.28" Width: 5.96" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date May 16, 2007
Publisher Herald Press
Grade Level Grade School
Series Louise A. Vernons Religious Heri
ISBN 0836118286 ISBN13 9780836118285
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