The Annotated Luther series

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Fortress Press is excited to announce The Annotated Luther series, featuring seventy-five of Luther’s most essential writings in six volumes. Some new translations will be included along with updated translations based on Luther's Works, American Edition. Each Luther selection will be accompanied by the following:
  • A new updated introduction
  • Annotations designed to provide key contextual background for people, events, and theological issues and controversies; interpretive notes; and Scripture references to which Luther alludes but which he does not include in the text
  • Translation notes and references to sources cited In each volume the written annotations will be supplemented and enhanced by the use of maps, illustrations, timelines, art, and photos.
The pages are designed for maximal visual interest and to help the reader navigate the content easily. The volumes in the series will feature the collaborative work of over forty scholars of Luther, the Reformation, and other related disciplines, all under the direction of a team of leading scholars. These volumes will be an essential reference tool for students at all levels, as well as an engaging and accessible resource for pastors and interested lay readers who want to explore and teach Luther and his writings with greater depth and clarity.
The Annotated Luther, Volume 4: Pastoral Writings

The Annotated Luther, Volume 4: Pastoral Writings

by Mary Jane Haemig (Editor)

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Wed Jun 01 00:00:00 CDT 2016

Volume 4 of The Annotated Luther series presents an array of Martin Luther?s writings related to pastoral work, including sermons, hymns, letters, writings on prayer and the Christian life, as well as his widely used Small Catechism.

$52.50
The Annotated Luther, Volume 3: Church and Sacraments

The Annotated Luther, Volume 3: Church and Sacraments

by Paul W. Robinson (Editor)

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Wed Jun 01 00:00:00 CDT 2016

Volume 3 of The Annotated Luther series presents five key writings that focus on Martin Luther's understanding of the gospel as it relates to church, sacraments, and worship. Included in the volume are: The Babylonian Captivity of the Church (1520); The German Mass and Order of the Liturgy (1526); That These Words of Christ, "This is my Body," etc., Still Stand Firm Against the Fanatics (1527); Concerning Rebaptism (1528), and On the Councils and the Church (1539).

$52.50
The Annotated Luther, Volume 1: The Roots of Reform

The Annotated Luther, Volume 1: The Roots of Reform

by Timothy J. Wengert (Editor)

Tue Sep 01 00:00:00 CDT 2015

Volume 1 of The Annotated Luther series contains writings that defined the roots of reform set in motion by Martin Luther, beginning with the Ninety-Five Theses (1517) through The Freedom of a Christian (1520).

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The Annotated Luther, Volume 2: Word and Faith

The Annotated Luther, Volume 2: Word and Faith

by Kirsi I. Stjerna (Editor)

Tue Sep 01 00:00:00 CDT 2015

Volume 2 of The Annotated Luther series contains a number of the writings categorized under the theme word and faith. Luther was particularly focused on what the word "does" in order to create and sustain faith.

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