The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church

The Genius of Luther
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The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church by Robert Kolb and Charles P. Arand The book The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church is a result of teamwork and is written by Robert Kolb and Charles P…

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On the other hand, as his health started to deteriorate, he became quite anti Jew, which resulted in a controversy. He had his own theology called the Wittenberg theology and the two themes revolving around it have been discussed in detail in this book. The book starts off with a list of abbreviations which have been used throughout the book by the writers. This is so that the reader has no problems with understanding the context. This is followed by an introduction cleverly written by the authors. In the introduction, they start off talking about the several books which have been written over the man and why he is considered to be so popular in the history of Christianity. How – even today – his message is important to bring the people close to their religion. They mention the Luther’s theology - how Luther understood the message of the Bible. This has been divided into two parts, both of them about the two themes in his theology. The first one is about what Luther’s thoughts were on being a human and the second part is on how he understood God to work in the world he lived in. Next, they connect Luther’s thoughts to the life today. Of how they can help out the Christians living right now with understanding the religion, with whatever problems they face in practicing the religion. ...
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