luther, state of the dead, death, sleep of the soul, pieper, lauterbach
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In 1765 the Anglican theologian Francis Blackburne asserted that Blessed Martin Luther “espoused the doctrine of the sleep of the soul, upon a scriptural foundation, and then he made use of it as a confutation of purgatory and saint worship, and continued in that belief to the last moment of his life.”
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Genesis 15:15; Deuteronomy 31:16; 1 Kings 1:21; 1 Kings 2:10; 1 Kings 11:21, 43; 1 Kings 14:20, 31; Matthew 9:24; Mark 5:39; Luke 8:52; John 11:11; Acts 7:60; 2 Peter 3:4;
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Secker, Philip J.
"Martin Luther's Views on the State of the Dead,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 38, Article 44.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol38/iss1/44