Monthly Archives: June 2013

Parents, Education, the Church, and the State

“The right of the Church to have schools is entirely in concord with the right of parents to educate their children.  What is incumbent upon the parents in all questions of natural life is incumbent upon the Church with regard … Continue reading

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Luther on Writing

“Some think that the office of writer is simple and easy, that real work is to ride in armor and suffer heat, cold, dust, thirst, and other discomforts.  It is always the same old story: no one sees where the … Continue reading

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Luther, Persecution, the Cross, and Martyrdom

I am working on a presentation for a symposiusm at Saint Louis University from June 17 through June 19, 2013. My paper will examine the relationship between Martin Luther’s understanding of martyrdom and the theology of the cross.  Particularly, it will … Continue reading

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