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The Luther Renaissance  

Heinrich Assel

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Mar 2017
The Luther Renaissance is the most important international network for Luther research, as well as an ecclesial, ecumenical and cultural reform movement between 1900 and 1960 in Germany, ... More

Magic and the Occult in Martin Luther’s World  

Kathryn A. Edwards

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Mar 2017
In the 15th- and early-16th-century German-speaking lands, reports circulated of spirits shaking the walls of houses, comets presaging imminent doom, and dwarves warning miners to leave ... More

Martin Luther’s Occasional Writings: Table Talk, Letters, and Prefaces  

Wolf-Friedrich Schäufele

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Mar 2017
Besides the great treatises and the German Bible, there are a number of smaller texts by Martin Luther that can be characterized as occasional writings. They can be roughly divided into ... More

Martin Luther and Christian Hebraism  

Stephen G. Burnett

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Sep 2016
Christian Hebraism was a facet of Renaissance humanism. Biblical scholars, theologians, lawyers, physicians, astronomers, philosophers, and teachers in Latin schools sought to learn Hebrew ... More

Martin Luther and Economic Life  

Philipp Robinson Rössner

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Mar 2017
Martin Luther is often considered, by historians, theologians, and economists alike, to have had no, primitive, or antiquated knowledge on economic matters. New research has suggested the ... More

Martin Luther and John Calvin  

Bruce Gordon

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Mar 2017
It has long been recognized that John Calvin admired Martin Luther and that the Frenchman’s theology at various moments approached the teaching of Wittenberg. This relationship, however, ... More

Martin Luther and Justification  

Olli-Pekka Vainio

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Aug 2016
The doctrine of justification is an account of how God removes the guilt of the sinner and receives him or her back to communion with God. The essential question concerns how the tension ... More

Martin Luther and Love  

Antti Raunio

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Oct 2016
The questions of love’s nature and its different forms were crucial to Martin Luther from the beginning of his theological career. Already as a young monk and theologian he struggled with ... More

Martin Luther and Lutheran Orthodoxy  

Andreas Stegmann

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Mar 2017
The theology of early modern Lutheranism was based on Martin Luther. From the mid-16th century to the start of the 18th, the theology developed and taught at Lutheran universities in ... More

Martin Luther and Modernity, Capitalism, and Liberalism  

Johannes Zachhuber

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Mar 2017
The concept of modernity has emerged as a major philosophical, theological, and sociological category of interpretation in the aftermath of the French Revolution. It was meant to embrace ... More

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