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He was surprised that the Bible contained more than the Gospel- and the Epistle-lessons of the church-year. He was pleased with the story of Hanna and Samuel. But he had not had before, nor did he have now or for the next two years, any predilection for the Bible. We know of no instance nor occasion during the years of his adolescence when he ever expressed a desire or eagerness to study the Scriptures.
History of Christianity
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Brueggemann, E. A.
"The First Three Bibles that Entered the Early Life of Martin Luther,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 7, Article 14.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol7/iss1/14