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Concordia Electronic Theological Library: Collection 9 (6 vols.)
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Concordia Electronic Theological Library: Collection 9 (6 vols.)

by 4 authors

Concordia Publishing House 1966–2000

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This volume discusses Lutheran christology and Scripture, Law and Gospel, the Word and Sacraments, church ceremonies, pastoral conduct, theological foundations for congregation and laity involvement in church and ministry, the Eucharist, and Lutheran schooling.

Key Features

  • Bibliographical references
  • Indexes and end notes are included in Ministry, Word, and Sacraments
  • Ten theses on Church and Ministry by C. F. W. Walther

Individual Titles

Two Natures in Christ

  • Author: Martin Chemnitz
  • Translator: J. A. O. Preus
  • Publication Date: 1971
  • Pages: 534

This is a translation of Chemnitz’s De Duabus Naturis in Christo, written in 1578. This book concerns the two natures of Christ (the divine and the human), their hypostatic union and the communication of their attributes and related questions. It shows that the Christology of the Lutheran reformers is that of Scripture, the ancient church fathers, and the creeds.

The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel

  • Author: C. F. W. Walther
  • Translator: W. H. T. Dau
  • Publication Date: 1929
  • Pages: 424

This book is made up of Walther’s Friday evening “Luther Hour” lectures at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis from September 1864 to November 1885. Most feel that this is his greatest contribution to the church.

Ministry, Word, and Sacraments

  • Author: Martin Chemnitz
  • Translator: Luther Poellot
  • Publication Date: 1981
  • Pages: 165

This is a translation of Chemnitz’s “little book” for pastors. It discusses the Word and Sacraments, ceremonies of the church, and conduct of ministers.

Church and Ministry

  • Author: C. F. W. Walther
  • Translator: J. T. Mueller
  • Publication Date: 1987
  • Pages: 363

This resource is a translation of Walther’s famous treatise on church and ministry which explains the theological foundation for congregation and pastoral office. Walther offers ten theses, supported from Scripture, the church’s confessions, and patristic and confessional writers.

Eucharist and Church Fellowship in the First Four Centuries

  • Author: Werner Elert
  • Translator: N. E. Nagel
  • Publication Date: 1966
  • Pages: 231

This book examines the nature of church fellowship in the early history of the church. It explores the vocabulary of fellowship in the Christian community and the evidence from agreement in the confession of the faith and church practice in the Lord’s Supper.

An Introduction to the Foundations of Lutheran Education

  • Author: William C. Rietschel
  • Publication Date: 2000

This text describes the distinctive Lutheran aspects of parochial education. It explores the historical context of Lutheran education by examining the events and ideas that have contributed to the development of formal educational endeavors within the LCMS.

Product Details

  • Title: Concordia Electronic Theological Library: Collection 9
  • Publisher: Concordia
  • Volumes: 6