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Sources Contexts Book Concord
by Robert Kolb
Born in controversy and raised in university settings, the Lutheran reform movement was embroiled immediately, publicly, and perennially in theological disputes and political battles. While controversies during Martin Luther's lifetime centered on disagreements with Rome and Geneva, present and later differences emerged over interpreting Luther's and Melanchthon's theologi ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Augsburg Fortress Publishing
(first published May 31st 2001)
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Very helpful companion to the BOC. I would recommend purchasing it for the Roman Confutation alone, as this seems to be an essential context for understanding the second most significant symbolical document in world Lutheranism: Melancthon's Apology of the Augsburg Confession.
Robert Kolb (PhD, University of Wisconsin) is Mission Professor of Systematic Theology emeritus at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the author of numerous books including The Genius of Luther’s Theology and is coeditor of The Book of Concord (2000 translation).More about Robert Kolb...