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Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom

Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Carl R. Trueman and Robert Kolb

Martin Luther’s historical significance can hardly be overstated. Known as the father of the Protestant Reformation, no single figure has had a greater impact on Western Christianity except perhaps Augustine. In Luther on the Christian Life, historian Carl Trueman introduces readers to the lively Reformer, taking them on a tour of his historical context, … Read more…

The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church

The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church

by Robert Kolb and Charles P. Arand

This volume offers a unique approach to the study of the great German reformer, Martin Luther. Robert Kolb and Charles Arand offer an introduction to two significant themes that form the heart of Luther's theology.The first theme concerns what it means to be truly human. For Luther, "passive righteousness" described the believer's response … Read more…

Luther and the Stories of God: Biblical Narratives as a Foundation for Christian Living

Luther and the Stories of God: Biblical Narratives as a Foundation for Christian Living

by Robert Kolb

Martin Luther read and preached the biblical text as the record of God addressing real, flesh-and-blood people and their daily lives. He used stories to drive home his vision of the Christian life, a life that includes struggling against temptation, enduring suffering, praising God in worship and prayer, and serving one's neighbor in response to God'… Read more…

Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary

Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary

by Michael Horton, Peter A. Lillback, Robert Letham, J. V. Fesko, Gerald Bray, Robert Kolb, Graham A. Cole, Matthew Barrett, Michael Allen, Michael Reeves, Donald Macleod, Aaron Denlinger, Eunjin Kim, Douglas Kelly, Korey Maas, Keith A. Mathison, Mich Reeves and Riddlebarge

Five hundred years ago, the Reformers were defending doctrines such as justification by faith alone, the authority of Scripture, and God's grace in salvation—some to the point of death. Many of these same essential doctrines are still being challenged today, and there has never been a more crucial time to hold fast to the enduring truth of Scripture. … Read more…

Martin Luther and the Enduring Word of God: The Wittenberg School and Its Scripture-Centered Proclamation

Martin Luther and the Enduring Word of God: The Wittenberg School and Its Scripture-Centered Proclamation

by Robert Kolb

A World-Class Scholar on Luther's Use of ScriptureThe Reformation revolutionized church life through its new appreciation for God's presence working through the Bible. Coinciding with the five hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation, this volume explains how Luther's approach to the Bible drew his colleagues and contemporary fol… Read more…

Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions

Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions

by Robert Kolb, Timothy J. Wengert, Mark Granquist, Mary Haemig, Mark Mattes and Jonathan Strom

In the five hundred years since the publication of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses, a rich set of traditions have grown up around that action and the subsequent events of the Reformation. This up-to-date dictionary by leading theologians and church historians covers Luther's life and thought, key figures of his time, and the various traditions he … Read more…

Between Wittenberg and Geneva: Lutheran and Reformed Theology in Conversation

Between Wittenberg and Geneva: Lutheran and Reformed Theology in Conversation

by Carl R. Trueman and Robert Kolb

At the 500th anniversary of the Wittenberg Reformation, two highly regarded scholars compare and contrast the history and theological positions of the Reformed and Lutheran traditions. The authors tackle nine theological topics significant for the life of the church that remain a source of division between the two traditions. The book helps readers evaluate … Read more…