Item description for Lutheranism: The Theological Movement and Its Confessional Writings by Eric W. Gritsch & Robert W. Jenson...
Overview This useful guide offers a critical appraisal of a theological movement within the church catholic. The authors, a church historian and a systematic theologian, describe Lutheranism as centered in the fundamental principleof the Reformation, "justification by faith apart from works of law." The book focuses on the emergence of this chief article of faith as a proposal of dogma to the church ecumenical, its theological formulation, and its significance for the shaping of piety and doctrine.
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.95" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.76" Weight: 0.72 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1976
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0800612469 ISBN13 9780800612467
Availability 0 units.
More About Eric W. Gritsch & Robert W. Jenson
Eric W. Gritsch is professor emeritus of church history and former director of the Institute for Luther Studies, both at Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. His many books include A History of Lutheranism, Martin: God's Court Jester, The Wit of Martin Luther, and Toxic Spirituality: Four Enduring Temptations of Christian Faith.