Item description for Augsburg Confession The by Leif Grande, L. Grane & Leif Grane...
Overview A concise commentary, highly useful as an accompanimto the reading of the Augsburg Confession itself. All who are interested in the doctrinal traditions of the Lutheran church can find here the means to increase their theological and historical understanding of the text. Here is a source of fresh insight into the meaning of the Augsburg Confession--and guidance into the meaning of the gospel for today.
Publishers Description A concise commentary, highly useful as an accompaniment to the reading of the Augsburg Confession itself. All who are interested in the doctrinal traditions of the Lutheran Church can find here the means to increase their theological and historical understanding of the text. The theological perspective of the Augsburg Confession is made clear by comparisons with the writings of Luther and other Reformers, as well as with other main streams of the Christian tradition. Included for each article of the confession are the English translation of the text, notes on the text, and theological and historical commentary on the meaning of the article. Also included are an extensive introduction to the writing of the confession, footnotes, a selected bibliography, and an index. In its Danish, Swedish, and German editions this commentary has become a indispensable introduction to this classic confession of the Lutheran Reformation. Here is a source of fresh insight into the meaning of the Augsburg Confession -- and guidance into the meaning of the gospel for today.
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Studio: Fortress Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.36" Width: 5.82" Height: 0.66" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1987
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0806622520 ISBN13 9780806622521
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AC - Learn what the original Lutherans believe Feb 5, 2007
The Augsburg Confessions lays down the basic beliefs of the early Lutherans with commentary. The actual confession is very simple and to the point. The commentary elaborates and goes into detail, context, etc. I was amazed at the simplicity and conciseness.