A Preview of From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis

A Preview of <i>From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis</i>

Written by Dr. Joel Heck, professor at Concordia University Texas, From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis is the spiritual homecoming story of Clive Staples Lewis, a careful and thoughtful scholar who spent fifteen years journeying the long road from atheism to theism and, eventually, to Christianity. The following excerpt from Chapter(…)

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Luther on the Forgiveness of Sins on Earth

Luther on the Forgiveness of Sins on Earth

CPH is proud to announce the release of the newest volume in the Luther’s Works series: Church Postil V. The following excerpt is from a sermon Luther preached in 1524 and was selected as the conclusion for a sermon on Matthew 9:1–8, the Gospel reading for the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity. Here Luther discusses “The Power to Forgive Sins(…)

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Q&A with Dr. Joel D. Heck, Author of From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis

Q&A with Dr. Joel D. Heck, Author of <i>From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis</i>

New from Concordia Publishing House is the story of how one of the world’s most famous atheists became one of its most famous Christians. Written by Dr. Joel Heck, professor at Concordia University Texas, From Atheism to Christianity: The Story of C. S. Lewis is the spiritual homecoming story of Clive Staples Lewis, a careful(…)

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In Commemoration of Wilhelm Loehe

In Commemoration of Wilhelm Loehe

On January 2, the Church commemorates the life and work of Wilhelm Loehe. Although Loehe lived his entire life in Germany, his teaching and mission efforts affected the world. His work was formative in the establishment of many American congregations as well as Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne. Erika Geiger’s The Life, Work, and(…)

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The Church Postil as Luther Intended It

The Church Postil as Luther Intended It

Luther’s Church Postil has been available in an old, imperfect English translation, but now there is a better and more reliable edition. Luther’s Works: Volume 79: Church Postil V, published by Concordia Publishing House, reflects a significant milestone in the publication of Luther’s Works in English. The complete, best, last, and final edition of the Church Postil, based(…)

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A Devotion for November 28

A Devotion for November 28

Psalmody: Psalm 102:13–17 Additional Psalm: Psalm 85 Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 2:1–22 Additional Reading: Isaiah 3:1–4:6 New Testament Reading: 1 Peter 1:13–25   Prayer of the Day Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to make ready the way of Your only-begotten Son, that by His coming we may be enabled to serve You with pure(…)

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Coming Soon: 1 Samuel, the Newest Volume in the Concordia Commentary Series

Coming Soon: <i>1 Samuel</i>, the Newest Volume in the Concordia Commentary Series

Coming soon from Concordia Publishing House, Concordia Commentary: 1 Samuel contains author Andrew Steinmann’s original translation of the Book of 1 Samuel, verse-by-verse analysis of the Hebrew text, and a theological exposition of its message, both in its original setting in ancient Israel and for the Church today. Throughout the commentary, Steinmann provides extensive background(…)

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Q&A with Dr. Andrew Steinmann, Author of Concordia Commentary: 1 Samuel

Q&A with Dr. Andrew Steinmann, Author of <i>Concordia Commentary: 1 Samuel</i>

We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the thirty-first volume in the Concordia Commentary series, 1 Samuel, written by Dr. Andrew Steinmann. In addition to being a prolific author (this is his fourth commentary in the series and only one of many other books he has written), Dr. Steinmann is also the Distinguished Professor of Theology(…)

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Lutheran Church Father Conrad Dieterich on the Importance of Teaching the Faith

Lutheran Church Father Conrad Dieterich on the Importance of Teaching the Faith

Featuring detailed biographical sketches and first-time English translations of some of the most well-known and respected writings from the era of Lutheran Orthodoxy (1580–1700), Lives and Writings of the Great Fathers of the Lutheran Church offers today’s readers a treasure chest of knowledge and insight into the great teachers and their writings from this oft-forgotten(…)

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An excerpt from Celebrating the Saints in commemoration of All Saints’ Day

An excerpt from <i>Celebrating the Saints</i> in commemoration of All Saints’ Day

With overflowing joy, the Church of Jesus Christ celebrates the Feast of All Saints’ Day. The Feast of All Saints’ is one of the principal feasts of Christ. Many congregations observe the custom of transferring it to the first Sunday in November each year so that a maximal number of people may join in its(…)

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