Martin Luther: Confessor of the Faith

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Overview

The Christian Theology in Context series aims to provide students and general readers, as well as academics, with a collection of well researched yet accessible books on the most important theologians and theological movements of the Christian church from the apostolic period to the present day. The volumes are unique in setting theological thought in its full social, historical, and political context. Each attempts to show the close relationship between knowledge and social practice, rationality and cultural location.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199208944
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 3/15/2009
  • Series: Christian Theology in Context Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Kolb (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1973) served as director of the Center for Reformation Research, Saint Louis USA (1972-1977) and subsequently taught at Concordia College, Saint Paul (1977-1993) and Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis (1993-present). He served as Associate Editor and Co-editor of The Sixteenth Century Journal (1973-1997). Since 1993 he is a member of the Continuation Committee of the International Congress on Luther Research. He is the author of fifteen books and nearly one hundred articles, for the most part on Reformation history.

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Table of Contents

1 Angel of the Lord' or 'Damned Heretic': Martin Luther in the Trends of the Times 1

2 Set on His Way: Luther's Life to 1519 11

3 The Formation of the Theologian: The Medieval Roots of Luther's Thought 26

4 In Via Vittembergensi: Luther Develops His Hermeneutic 42

5 The Emergence of the Reformer: Luther's Decisive Turn to Reform 72

6 Fast Bound in Satan's Chains I Lay: Luther's View of the Fallen Human Creature 95

7 Christ Jesus Holds the Field Victorious: Luther's Understanding of the Person of Christ, the Atonement, and Justification 110

8 One Little Word Can Slay Him: God's Power and Presence in the Oral, Written, and Sacramental Forms of His Word 131

9 Lambs Listening to their Shepherd: Christ's Church and its Struggles 152

10 Faith Active in Love: Christian Living on the Foundation of God's Calling and Command 172

Conclusion Martin Luther, Confessor of the Faith and Pastor of God's People 197

Bibliography 200

Index 209

Index of Scripture passages 214

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