My Conversations with Martin Luther
What could a 16th-century German possibly have to say to us modern folk as we enter the 21st century? If that man is Martin Luther, a lot! In this richly...
Resilient Reformer: The Life and Thought of Martin Luther
In this telling, Luther is an energetic, resilient actor, driven by very human strengths and failings, always wishing to do right by his understanding of God and the witness of the Scriptures.
Reclaiming the ''C'' Word: Daring to Be Church Again
God is up to something! God is on a mission to save and bless the world, and God calls the church to be part of this mission. That means getting focused,...
Signs of Belonging: Luther's Marks of the Church and the Christian Life
Signs of Belonging: Luther's Marks of the Church and the Christian Life explores Luther's teaching on the seven marks of the church: possession of the Word,...
Fortress Introduction to the Lutheran Confessions
Despite their near-scriptural status, the Lutheran Confessions are not widely used in Lutheran circles, the authors believe, because presentation of them has...
Sources and Contexts of the Book of Concord
Born in controversy and raised in university settings, the Lutheran reform movement was embroiled immediately, publicly, and perennially in theological...
The Lutheran Course Workbook
The title says it all. This book makes the course "work" for participants, guiding them through the presentation and small group time with wit and wisdom. Essential learner resource.
The Babylonian Captivity of the Church, 1520: The Annotated Luther Study Edition
In his The Babylonian Captivity of the Church, Martin Luther set forth a reconsideration of the sacramental Christian life that centered on the word. His thesis is that the papacy had distorted the sacraments with its own traditions and regulations, transforming them into a system of control and coercion.
Martin Luther's Christmas Book
Martin Luther's conception of the Nativity found expression in sermon, song, and art. This beautiful new gift edition of a classic collection combines all three....
To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation, 1520: The Annotated Luther Study Edition
With great clarity and insight, James M. Estes illuminates Luther's call to secular authorities to help with the reform of the church in this important 1520 treatise. To combat Rome's intransigent opposition to reform of any sort, Luther appealed to secular rulers to intervene and clear the way for ecclesiastical reform.
The Annotated Luther, Volume 1: The Roots of Reform
Volume 1 of The Annotated Luther series contains writings that defined the roots of reform set in motion by Martin Luther, beginning with the Ninety-Five Theses (1517) through The Freedom of a Christian (1520).
The Lutheran Confessions: History and Theology of The Book of Concord
From their formulation in the sixteenth century through the present day, every generation of Lutheran leadership has grappled with the centrality and importance...
Martin Luther: A Life
Martin Luther: A Life tells the dramatic story of the renegade monk whose heroic personal struggle ignited a revolution and shook Christendom to its...
Fruit for the Soul: Luther on the Lament Psalms
It is easy to forget how often Luther’s concerns turned toward helping the common person understand and take comfort from God’s word. In this volume, Dennis Ngien helps contemporary readers engage Luther’s commentary on the lament psalms.
The Church in Act: Lutheran Liturgical Theology in Ecumenical Conversation
This book explores the dynamics of ecclesial and liturgical theology, examining the body of Christ in action.
Martin Luther posted his Ninety-five Theses on the church door at Wittenberg in 1517. In the three years that followed, Luther clarified and defended his...
Luther's Works, Volume 53: Liturgy and Hymns
For the first time, all of Luther's chants and hymns are here available with their music in modern notation. This volume also contains all of his liturgical...
The Annotated Luther, Volume 5: Christian Life in the World
Volume 5 of The Annotated Luther series features Luther's writings that intersect church and state, faith, and life lived as a follower of Christ.
The Annotated Luther, Volume 3: Church and Sacraments
Volume 3 of The Annotated Luther series presents five key writings that focus on Martin Luther's understanding of the gospel as it relates to church, sacraments, and worship. Included in the volume are: The Babylonian Captivity of the Church (1520); The German Mass and Order of the Liturgy (1526); That These Words of Christ, "This is my Body," etc., Still Stand Firm Against the Fanatics (1527); Concerning Rebaptism (1528), and On the Councils and the Church (1539).
The Annotated Luther, Volume 2: Word and Faith
Volume 2 of The Annotated Luther series contains a number of the writings categorized under the theme word and faith. Luther was particularly focused on what the word "does" in order to create and sustain faith.
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