?This volume of The Annotated Luther series certainly lives up to its name. Euan K. Cameron?s fine introduction sets the tone: clear, instructive, open-textured. The concise introductions, footnotes, and annotations to each passage clarify context, explain tricky passages, and are packed with information, yet leave room for the readers to draw their own conclusions.?
The Annotated Luther, Volume 6: The Interpretation of Scripture
This volume features Martin Luther the exegete and Bible teacher. His vast exegetical writings and lectures on Scripture are introduced through important examples from both Old and New Testaments. Included in the volume is his brief treatise “On Translating,” his prefaces to both Old and New Testaments, to key sections of Scripture (Psalter, Prophets) and to select books such as Genesis, Isaiah, Daniel, Romans, and Galatians. The content is rounded out by examples from his lectures and sermons on specific texts, including such examples as Genesis 1:26–2:3; Psalms 51 and 118; Isaiah 53; John 1:14; Romans 3:20–27; and 1 Corinthians 15:16–23, 51–57.
Each volume in The Annotated Luther series contains new introductions, annotations, illustrations, and notes to help shed light on Luther’s context and interpret his writings for today. The translations of Luther’s writings include updates of Luther’s Works, American Edition or entirely new translations of Luther’s German or Latin writings.
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