Martin Luther's Catechisms: Forming the Faith

Martin Luther s Catechisms Forming the Faith Martin Luther s catechisms the Small Catechism in and the Large Catechism in spring responded in part to the deplorable wretched deprivation that I recently encountered while I was a vi

  • Title: Martin Luther's Catechisms: Forming the Faith
  • Author: Timothy J. Wengert
  • ISBN: 9780800621315
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Paperback
  • Martin Luther s catechisms the Small Catechism in 1528 29, and the Large Catechism in spring 1529 responded in part to the deplorable, wretched deprivation that I recently encountered while I was a visitor to rural Saxon congregations The former was for laity, the latter an elaboration largely for the education of clergy, with Luther excoriating their pure lazinessMartin Luther s catechisms the Small Catechism in 1528 29, and the Large Catechism in spring 1529 responded in part to the deplorable, wretched deprivation that I recently encountered while I was a visitor to rural Saxon congregations The former was for laity, the latter an elaboration largely for the education of clergy, with Luther excoriating their pure laziness and concern for their bellies Reformation scholar Timothy Wengert has studied Luther s catechisms for the light they shed on the maturing Reformation faith but also for the fascinating lens they afford into the social world of Wittenberg in those years children, clergy, education and publishing, marriage customs, devotion and prayer, and celebration of the Lord s Supper in this period, along with Luther s own hearty faith, are all illumined by these Western classics.In this volume, which also includes the texts of the catechisms, Wengert follows the traditional catechism order to demonstrate the dynamic faith exhibited in the catechisms in their original context and ours An ideal resource for college and seminary classes, as well as individual and group reading, this volume will be a valued vehicle for understanding Reformation faith for many years to come.

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    1 thought on “Martin Luther's Catechisms: Forming the Faith”

    1. "I believe that I cannot beleive" This book is a good hermeneutic of Luther's catechisms as seen through his theology of salvation through faith. Some parts I found difficult. I think the author should have appended the Catechism because he makes constant reference to it and it would have made the book easier to read. While it is certainly not an introduction to Luther's theology; it is a very satisfying example of how Luther applied his theology to teach the fundamentals of the faith.

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