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The Structure of Lutheranism by Werner Elert

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Published by Concordia Publishing House .
Written in English


  • Philosophy,
  • Religion - Denominations - Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Theology - History,
  • Christianity - Lutheran,
  • Christianity - Theology - History

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesConcordia Classics Series
ContributionsWalter A. Hansen (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages547
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7854744M
ISBN 100570033179
ISBN 109780570033172

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Structure of Lutheranism [Volume One. Vol. 1][SIGNED] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Structure of Lutheranism [Volume One. Vol. 1][SIGNED]Format: Paperback. TITLE: STRUCTURE OF LUTHERANISM vol.1AUTHOR: ELERT, WERNERBINDING: Hardback without Dust JacketPUBLICATION DATE: PAGES: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: DESCRIPTION: Used book in good or better condition. In this classic reissue, Werner Elert () takes an informed look at the writings of Martin Luther, investigating topics such as Luther's spatial concept of heaven; his definition of "the right hand of God" and "catholicity; " Luther's thoughts on math, science, philosophy, and theology; and more. Explore Luther's writings on the structure of Lutheranism and find objective answers and 5/5(1). Explore Luther's writings on the structure of Lutheranism and find objective answers and research on Luther's writings. This title belongs on the shelves of pastors, .

n this classic reissue of the English translation of Morphologie des Luthertums, German theologian Werner Elert (–) looks at the writings of Martin Luther, investigating Luther’s spatial concept of heaven, his definition of “the right hand of God” and “catholicity”, the reformer’s thoughts on math, science, philosophy, and theology, and more. Luther is one of the originators of the Protestant list of books contained in the Bible, which differs from the Catholic list. In addition, important Lutheran texts are gathered in the Book of. Catholic thought and Lutheran thought are differently structured, embodying divergent conceptions of self and God. Failing to grasp the Lutheran paradigm, Catholics have wrenched Luther into an inappropriate framework. Roman/Lutheran ecumenism, culminating in the 'Joint Declaration' of , attempts to reconcile incompatible systems, based on different philosophical presuppositions. Lutheranism - The book that started it all, offering a quick, concise, yet comprehensive book that offers a fresh examination of Lutheran beliefs and heritage. Lutheranism The Course - The Course works closely with Lutheranism to take the reader deeper into the teaching, doctrine, or practice being presented.

  This book provides a good summary of Lutheran beliefs, history, and the basis for Lutheran worship. As a 30+ year Lutheran I didn't find a lot in this book that I didn't already know, except for some of the church history in America and the rationale behind the structure of Lutheran worship services/5(21).   The Lord's Supper - Luther retained the sacrament of the Lord's Supper, which is the central act of worship in the Lutheran denomination. But the doctrine of transubstantiation was rejected. While Lutherans believe in the true presence of Jesus Christ in the elements of bread and wine, the church is not specific in how or when that act occurs.   Lutheranism, the branch of Christianity that traces its interpretation of the Christian religion to the teachings of Martin Luther and the 16th-century movements that issued from his reforms. It is the second largest Protestant denomination, after the Baptist churches. Learn more about Lutheranism in this article. This is very interesting reading, and an important book not least because it shows how significant the issues it discusses remain.' Richard Bauckham, 'Daphne Hampson shows how different 'structures of thought' affect how Lutheran and Catholic theologies use key theological terms.