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Baptism in the theology of Martin Luther by Jonathan D. Trigg

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers in Boston .
Written in English


  • Luther, Martin, 1483-1546,
  • Baptism -- History -- 16th century,
  • Baptism -- Lutheran Church,
  • Lutheran Church -- Doctrines -- History -- 16th century

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Edition Notes

StatementJonathan D. Trigg.
LC ClassificationsBR333.5.B3 T75 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3947665M
ISBN 10039104107X
LC Control Number2001035459

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Baptism in the Theology of Martin Luther. Justification by faith and the sacrament of baptism are not necessarily mutually exclusive, even if your name is Martin Luther. Over the course of his lifetime, Luther appeared to contradict himself with regard to his theology on baptism.   This was an excellent book covering the nuances of Martin Luther's baptismal theology. It is a must read for anyone seeking to understand the Lutheran theology of baptism and how it relates to justification by faith alone/5. Luther's increasing respect for baptism cannot be understood in isolation from its context in his wider theology. Indeed, one of the main burdens of this book is that for Luther, a right understanding and use of baptism is intimately linked with the central issues involved in his theological 'Copernican Revolution'.   Baptism opens a window to the heart of Martin Luther’s 16th-century theology. It offers a perspective for how Luther understands the impact of grace and its channels, as well as the nature of justification in an individual’s : Kirsi Stjerna.

  ' Dr John G. Strelan, Beacon Hill Books Reviewer, 'Baptism in the Theology of Martin Luther is an important contribution to historical theology, one that deserves the attention of all serious students of Luther's doctrine.' James Edward McGoldrick, Sixteenth Century Journal, Cited by:   This book deserves a wide readershi --Rev. Preb. Jonathan Trigg, Ph.D., Anglican clergyman, Diocese of London, Author, Baptism in the Theology of Martin Luther In this fascinating study Dr. Scaer examines the way infant baptism was handled by nineteenth century Lutheran thinkers.5/5(1). Trigg, Jonathan D. Baptism in the Theology of Martin Luther. Leiden: Brill, This book by an Anglican scholar is an amended version of his doctoral thesis submitted to the University of Durham in The book is very expensive, but well worth reading. It examines the mature Luther’s thoughts about Baptism as they appear (perhaps. Along with the Galatians (Luther's Works, Volumes 26 and 27), I would most strongly recommend this book by Paul Althaus -- The Theology of Martin Luther. The more we are taught by the Scriptures (by the Spirit through the Scriptures), i.e., the more Christ is formed in us, the more we realize that the flesh is radically self-trusting, and that such self-trust is by:

BRILL, - History- pages 0Reviews "Baptism in the Theology of Martin Luther" satisfies the need for a comprehensive survey, in English, of Martin Luther on baptism. The mature Luther was.   Baptism in the theology of Martin Luther Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :   Martin Luther actually produced two different orders of baptism. The first Order of Baptism was published in I It was basically a translation of the existing Latin rite into German, with a few minor changes, mainly the addition of the Flood Prayer. This order was revised in , primarily by simplifying and shortening it. K. See also Jonathan D. Trigg, Baptism in the Theology of Martin Luther (Leiden: Brill, ), 4; David P. Scaer, “Luther, Baptism, and the Church today,” CTQ 62 (): ; R. Scott Clark, “Baptism and the Benefits of Christ: The Double Mode of Communion in the Covenant of Grace” The Confessional Presbyterian; 2 (): 7.