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Master of Sacred Theology (STM)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Psalm 69:3; Psalm 1:2; Hebrews 10:19; Hebrews 7:12; Matthew 18:18; Romans 6:6; Matthew 16:19; 1 Peter 2:9; Hebrews 4:14; 1 Peter 2:5; Revelation 5:10; Mark 16:16;
The scope of this study is explicitly and intentionally (and hence, perhaps, artificially) limited to Luther's early writings, up to and including the milestone works of1520. It will seek to pay attention to detail, but makes no claim of being exhaustive. We will explore how Luther came to confess the gospel when speaking about the office of the holy ministry. Or, to put the question another way, what happened to the doctrine and vocabulary of the ministry when the gospel began to make itself heard in Luther's thinking, teaching, and preaching?
Schumacher, William, "Ministratores Verbi in Fidem Remissionis Gospel and Ministry in Luther's Writings to 1520" (1996). Master of Sacred Theology Seminar Papers. 57.
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