lutheran symbolical books, sacrament, formula of concord, apology, augsburg confessions
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
An introduction to some of the problems raised by the fact that the Lutheran Symbolical Books on occasion use nonbiblical concepts, draw their metaphors from nonbiblical sources, go beyond the Biblical materials, extract doctrine from textually dubious Bible passages, use an allegorizing hermeneutical method, and give a specifically "Lutheran" interpretation to certain Biblical terms and texts.
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
James 3:10; 2 Peter 1:4;
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Piepkorn, Arthur Carl
"Do the Lutheran Symbolical Books Speak Where the Sacred Scriptures Are Silent?,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 43, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol43/iss1/3