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Volume 4 of The Annotated Luther series presents an array of Luther’s writings related to pastoral work. Luther’s famous Invocavit Sermons and other selected sermons show a forthright and lively preacher. Hymn texts reveal Luther’s grasp of hymnody as a tool for conveying and expressing faith. His Small Catechism as well as several pieces on prayer, including his Personal Prayer Book and A Simple Way to Pray, show his engagement in the basic task of teaching the faith. Luther’s prefaces to his own writings contain personal reflections on his reforming work. Also in this volume are his commentary on The Magnificat, selected letters, and shorter pieces that display his pastoral responses to particular situations: Sermon on Preparing to Die, Whether One May Flee from a Deadly Plague, and Comfort for Women Who Have Had a Miscarriage.

Each volume in The Annotated Luther series contains new introductions, annotations, illustrations, and notes to help shed light on Luther’s context and interpret his writings for today. The translations of Luther’s writings include updates of Luther’s Works, American Edition or entirely new translations of Luther’s German or Latin writings.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page, Praise, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Series Introduction
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. p. xi
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  1. Maps
  2. pp. xii-xiv
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  1. Introduction to Volume 4
  2. Mary Jane Haemig
  3. pp. 1-6
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  1. Sermon and Song
  1. The Invocavit Sermons, 1522
  2. Martin J. Lohrmann
  3. pp. 7-46
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  1. Selected Sermons
  2. Mary Jane Haemig
  3. pp. 47-104
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  1. Selected Hymns
  2. Dorothea Wendebourg
  3. pp. 105-146
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  1. Teaching and Prayer
  1. A Sermon on Prayer and Procession during Rogation Days, 1519
  2. Mary Jane Haemig
  3. pp. 147-158
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  1. Little Prayer Book, 1522
  2. Mary Jane Haemig
  3. pp. 159-200
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  1. The Small Catechism, 1529
  2. Timothy J. Wengert
  3. pp. 201-252
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  1. A Simple Way to Pray: How One Should Pray, For Peter, the Master Barber, 1535
  2. Eric Lund
  3. pp. 253-282
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  1. Pastoral Care and Consolation
  1. A Sermon on Preparing to Die, 1519
  2. Anna Marie Johnson
  3. pp. 283-306
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  1. The Magnificat, 1521
  2. Beth Kreitzer
  3. pp. 307-384
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  1. Whether One May Flee from a Deadly Plague, 1527
  2. Anna Marie Johnson
  3. pp. 385-410
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  1. That Christians Should Bear Their Cross with Patience, 1530
  2. Ken Sundet Jones and Mark C. Mattes
  3. pp. 411-418
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  1. Consolation for Women Whose Pregnancies Have Not Gone Well, 1542
  2. Kristen E. Kvam
  3. pp. 419-428
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  1. Selected Letters of Pastoral and Spiritual Counsel
  2. John A. Maxfield
  3. pp. 429-474
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  1. Reflections on Reform
  1. Preface to the Wittenberg Edition of Luther’s German Writings, 1539
  2. Erik H. Herrmann
  3. pp. 475-488
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  1. Preface to the Latin Works, 1545
  2. Robert Kolb
  3. pp. 489-504
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  1. Image Credits
  2. pp. 505-506
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  1. Index of Scriptural References
  2. pp. 507-514
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  1. Index of Names
  2. pp. 515-522
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  1. Index of Works by Martin Luther and Others
  2. pp. 523-530
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  1. Index of Subjects
  2. pp. 531-546
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781451465105
Related ISBN
9781451462722
MARC Record
OCLC
961407847
Pages
384
Launched on MUSE
2016-11-02
Language
English
Open Access
No
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