Celebrates fifty years of international and regional Lutheran-Catholic dialogues and harvests the results of those efforts into Statements of Agreement on church, ministry, and eucharist.
With great detail, Kirsi I. Stjerna introduces and annotates Luther's Large Catechism, in which the reformer set out to offer a new compass for religious life. He believed all Christian people--laity and clergy--needed a guide to comprehend the basic biblical, creedal, and sacramental teachings.
In this refreshing book, Mark D. Tranvik turns attention to the importance of vocation in Luther's life and in doing so discovers renewed insights into this important doctrine. Drawing from the rich experience of twenty years of teaching undergraduates, Tranvik balances the historical roots of Luther's thought and contemporary relevance with skill and vigor.
This volume provides access to selections from Martin Luther's Table Talk, Volume 54 of Luther's Works. Editor Henry F. French has carefully chosen some of the best of Luther's conversations with many guests who frequented the dinner table in the home of Martin and Katie Luther.
Timothy J. Wengert skillfully sheds light on Luther's popular treatise. As controversy concerning his writings grew, Luther wrote a reconciliation-minded letter to Pope Leo X (1475-1521). To this letter he appended a nonpolemical tract describing the heart of his beliefs, The Freedom of a Christian.
Features 15 minute long presentations for each session by some of the most talented Lutheran scholars and teachers. Don't be surprised if you meet Winking Luther too!
Timothy J. Wengert provides detailed background into the development of Luther's popular Small Catechism, which began with Luther's early sermon series on the Ten Commandments, the Lord's Prayer, and the Apostles' Creed.
Volume 4 of The Annotated Luther series presents an array of Martin Luther's writings related to pastoral work, including sermons, hymns, letters, writings on prayer and the Christian life, as well as his widely used Small Catechism.
Everything a leader needs to pull off the course in one book. Humor included.
This powerful book of passages from Martin Luther's Easter sermons portrays the reformer's lasting thoughts on faith, human imperfection, salvation through...
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