117th out of 181 books — 16 voters
Where God Meets Man
This book about Luther's theology is written out of a two-fold conviction. First, that many of our problems have arisen because we have not really understood our own traditions, especially in the case of Luther; and second, that there is still a lot of help for us in someone like Luther if we take the trouble to probe beneath the surface. It is an attempt to interpret Luth...more
Paperback, 132 pages
Published January 1st 1972 by Augsburg Fortress Publishing
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Jun 30, 2009 Brandon Stewart rated it 5 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Anyone!
Recommended to Brandon by: Mark Bogen
This book is awesome! It helps the reader to reject the theology of the ladder to heaven that has become so commonplace in the Church today, and invites the reader to come to a place where he or she sees the Christian faith as liberation from the law, as a pathway of death and resurrection, and deals with the implications of that thought to the Christian life. What a great book! I highly recommend it!
I can't really review this book but I can say that it helped me to better understand what I know. Some times in our actions it seems there is a very fine line between Luther's teachings of law and grace and how we approach those teachings in our life. It seems that we can move from grace to earning points easily.