The Bondage of the Will: by Martin Luther
Author: Martin Luther
|First published in 1525, Martin Lutherís Bondage of the Will is acknowledged by theologians as one of the great masterpieces of the Reformation. It is Luther response to Desiderius Erasmusí Diatribe on Free Will, written in his direct and unique style, combining deep spirituality with humor. Luther writes powerfully about manís depravity and Godís sovereignty. The crucial issue for Luther concerned what ability free will has, and to what degree it is subject to Godís sovereignty. For Luther, this key issue of free will is directly connected to Godís plan of salvation. Is man able to save himself, or is his salvation entirely a work of divine grace? This work is vital to understanding the primary doctrines of the Reformation and will long remain among the great theological classics of Christian history. |
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Physical Info: 0.7" H x 9.0" L x 6.1" W (1.09 lbs) 297 pages
Carton Quantity: 40
ISBN: 1598562800 EAN: 9781598562804
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers
US SRP: 14.95 US
Pub Date: June 01, 2008
Table of Contents
Publisher's Preface 1
1. Introduction 13
2. Erasmus' Preface Reviewed (Section 1) 17
3. Erasmus' Skepticism (Sections 2 - 6) 20
4. The Necessity of Knowing God and His Power (Sections 7 - 8) 29
5. The Sovereignty of God (Sections 9 - 27) 33
6. Exordium (Sections 28 - 40) 63
7. Discussion: First Part (Sections 41 - 75) 91
8. Discussion: Second Part (Sections 76 - 134) 146
9. Discussion: Third Part (Sections 135 - 166) 231
10. Conclusion (Sections 167 - 168) 278
Appendix 1 Martin Luther's Judgment of Erasmus of Rotterdam 281
Appendix 2 Martin Luther to Nicolas Armsdoff Concerning Erasmus of Rotterdam 283
Martin Luther (1483Ė1546) was a German monk, priest, professor, theologican, and church reformer, whose teachings inspired the Reformation and deeply influenced the doctrines and culture of the Lutheran and Protestant traditions.
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|The Bondage of the Will: by Martin Luther|
Author: Martin Luther
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First published in 1525, Martin Lutherís Bondage of the Will is acknowledged by theologians as one of the great masterpieces of the Reformation.
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