confessional Lutheranism

First Look: Confessing the Gospel: A Lutheran Approach to Systematic Theology

First Look: Confessing the Gospel: A Lutheran Approach to Systematic Theology

Confessing the Gospel: A Lutheran Approach to Systematic Theology is a new, two-volume dogmatics that is the culmination of a decades-long project that began in the 1980s. It has been almost a century since the Missouri Synod last published a new dogmatics, the most recent being Francis Pieper’s three-volume Christliche Dogmatik, which was published between(…)

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Wilhelm Loehe and Confessional Lutheranism

Wilhelm Loehe and Confessional Lutheranism

In commemoration of Wilhelm Loehe’s birth on February 21, we’ve posted below an excerpt from his biography, The Life, Work, and Influence of Wilhelm Loehe, 1808–1872, originally written in German by Erika Geiger and translated by Wolf Knappe. A pastor in nineteenth-century Germany, Wilhelm Loehe became a father of confessional Lutheranism in North America and(…)

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