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

Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions

 This is an awesome book.  It is handsome, sturdy, well-formatted, and easy to use.  The subtitle is correct: it is A Reader's Edition of the Book of Concord.  Editorial props go to Paul McCain, Edward Englebrecht, Robert Baker, and Gene Veith as well as Concordia Publishing House for a job well done. Now, I'm no Lutheran,… Continue reading Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions