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Word of life : introducing Lutheran hermeneutics /

Timothy J. Wengert.

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Author: Wengert, Timothy J.
Published: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 2019.
Topics: Bible - Hermeneutics. | Bible - Criticism, interpretation, etc. - History - 16th century. | Luther, Martin, 1483-1546.
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245 10|aWord of life :|bintroducing Lutheran hermeneutics /|cTimothy J. Wengert.
264 1|aMinneapolis :|bFortress Press,|c2019.
300 |axii, 164 pages ;|c22 cm
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504 |aIncludes bibliography (pages 158-164).
505 0 |aThe cloud of witnesses -- Not "just the facts, ma'am" : from definition to effect -- The law always accuses : the Gospel always forgives -- Famous last words -- Living with the saints in the Psalms -- Appendix. Philip Melanchthon on the word 'justification' in 1532.
520 |aRenowned Reformation scholar Timothy J. Wengert explores the genesis of Lutheran biblical interpretation, tracing its emergence in the early work of Martin Luther, through Melanchthon and other Wittenberg exegetes. This distinctly Lutheran approach interpreted Scripture in terms of 'law and gospel,' emphasized reading and translating the Greek and Hebrew texts, and centered on the theology of the cross and justification by faith. Luther and his colleagues found God working in the last place anyone would expect: on the cross, in weakness and foolishness. Using examples from Luther's sermons and biblical commentaries, Wengert shows how these key historical and theological perspectives can inform Lutheran preaching and teaching today.
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