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Luther's Works, Volume 69 (Sermons on the Gospel of John 17-20) (Luther's Works (Concordia)) by Concordia Publishing House, Christopher Boyd Brown

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About this Volume: Volumes 22-24 of Luther's Works: American Edition did not give us all of Luther's preaching on the Gospel of John. Now, in the new volume 69, we have Luther's exposition of Jesus' high priestly prayer in John 17, as well as his preached meditations on the entire passion and resurrection of our Lord according to John. In LW 69, Luther is an expert guide through the mysteries of Lent and Easter. Dr. Christopher Boyd Brown's introductions and footnotes in many ways surpass the scholarly apparatus of the old series. Brown sets Luther's commentary in the context of patristic, medieval, and contemporary Reformation commentaries on John in order to show what was most important to Luther as he preached on Christ's passion.

The last part of the new volume is truly unique. For the first time, we have collected and translated all of Luther's sermons on John 20:19-31, where Jesus breathes on His disciples, gives them the Holy Spirit, and bestows on them His authority to forgive and retain sins. This passage, which is quoted and explained in many editions of the Small Catechism, as well as in the twenty-eighth article of the Augsburg Confession, has been the center of not a little controversy over the years. The sermons here in LW 69 show in what ways Luther's explanation of this passage changed through his career, and in what ways it stayed the same. In every sermon Luther's concern to uphold the forgiveness of sins through the word of absolution is clear and heartening.

About the Series: The twenty planned new volumes are intended to reflect both modern and sixteenth-century interests and to expand the coverage of genres underrepresented in the existing volumes, such as Luther's sermons and disputations. The primary basis for the translation is the comprehensive Weimar edition.


ISBN: 0758613989

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ISBN13: 978-0758613981

Publisher: Concordia Publishing (August 1, 2009)

Language: English

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Author: Concordia Publishing House, Christopher Boyd Brown
Title: Luther's Works, Volume 69 (Sermons on the Gospel of John 17-20) (Luther's Works (Concordia))