Martin Chemnitz and the Lutheran Formula of Concord

Martin Chemnitz (d. 1586) was such an influential theologian in the Lutheran branch of the Protestant Reformation that he has been called “the second Martin.”  If you’re interested in this part of church history, here’s a good summary of Chemnitz’s role in the Formula of Concord, the Lutheran confession which was published on June 25,… Continue reading Martin Chemnitz and the Lutheran Formula of Concord

Rightly Handling the Word of Truth

If you've wanted to either 1) get "into" C. F. W. Walther's book, The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel (Saint Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1929/1986) but don't have the time, or 2) learn more about the law/gospel distinction in Reformation thought, you'll certainly want to grab Pless' Handling the Word of Truth: Law and… Continue reading Rightly Handling the Word of Truth