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Martin Luther on Prayer in Life  

Mary Jane Haemig

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Mar 2017
Martin Luther saw prayer as crucial to human life, a life created by the relationship to God. In this relationship God starts a conversation, communicating God’s words of law and promise. ... More

Martin Luther on the Church and Its Ministry  

Cheryl M. Peterson

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Mar 2017
Any study of Luther’s ecclesiology faces apparent consistencies or contradictions in Luther’s view of the church, which have been variously explained by scholars in terms of a development ... More

Martin Luther’s Biblical Commentary: New Testament  

Erik H. Herrmann

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Mar 2017
Martin Luther’s exposition of the Bible was not only fundamental to his academic vocation, it also stood at the very center of his reforming work. Through his interpretation of the New ... More

Martin Luther’s Catechisms  

Ninna Jørgensen

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Mar 2017
The word “catechism” denotes instruction in the basic knowledge of Christianity. It is a Latin version of the term that the Greek Church Fathers employed when teaching converts before ... More

Martin Luther’s Christological Sources in the Church Fathers  

Carl Beckwith

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Aug 2016
Luther did not write an exhaustive dogmatic account of the person and work of Christ. The lack of such a work has led to differing assessments of the place of Christology in Luther’s ... More

Martin Luther’s Concept of Doctrine  

Friederike Nüssel

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Mar 2017
Luther conceives Christian doctrine drawn from the Bible and summarized in the articles of faith as the essential resource and topic of all Christian teaching and preaching. In contrast to ... More

Martin Luther’s Concept of the Human Being  

Ilmari Karimies

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Aug 2016
Martin Luther’s anthropology, as expressed in his writings, consists of several elements. Luther often utilizes a three-part scheme, according to which a human being consists of body, ... More

Martin Luther’s Disputations  

David Luy

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Mar 2017
Academic disputations were a fixture of university life throughout Martin Luther’s lifetime. Luther participated regularly in various sorts of disputations, first as a student at the ... More

Martin Luther’s Doctrine of Creation  

Johannes Schwanke

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Mar 2017
Martin Luther’s doctrine of creation can be identified as the center of his theology. The justification for this judgement is threefold. First, the centrality of creation to Luther’s ... More

Martin Luther’s Perspectival Eschatology  

Vítor Westhelle

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Aug 2016
Eschatology was until recently a mute locus in the treatment of Luther’s dogmatic, subsumed under the doctrine of justification. There is now a significant agreement as to the ... More

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