We must also lessen the number of theological books, and choose the best; for it is not the number of books that make the learned man; nor much reading, but good books often read, however few, make a man learned in the Scriptures and pious. – Martin Luther

Ebook Basics - Making the Most of the Lutheran Library - FAQ

How do I know which type of eBook to download?

All of the books published by the Lutheran Library are available in three formats:

PDF is the most widely known. It is best for printing, reading on a computer, or sharing with other people.

If you have a Kindle, MOBI is the best format for you.

If you have an iPad or other Apple device, EPUB is your format.

Some browsers and devices don’t like links that launch email messages. If you cannot download an ebook, send a request to:

editor at lutheranlibrary.org (replace the ‘at’ with ‘@’).

You have so many books. Where should I start?

Why not try one of the the top ten?

Or start with one of these American Lutheran orthodox heroes:

And for a most readable reference about any denomination:

A complete author list is here.

How much do the books cost?

The Lutheran Library is a Christian ministry. All books are available to you at no charge.

Can I support the work of the Lutheran Library?

Yes. Donations are accepted via paypal.

Telling others of the ministry by mentioning the books at church, through reviews, or via email or social media is needed and always appreciated.