Lecture 2: About Reading Luther
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Luther expressed his views in a way that was shaped by his theology and the culture.
About Reading Luther
I. The Joy and Promise of Reading Luther
A. The Colorful Sayings of Luther
B. Luther as a "Word-event"
C. Luther as a Prodigious Theologian
II. Obstacles to Reading Luther
A. Polemical Language
B. Luther's Statements Against the Jews
C. Medieval Nature of His Writing
III. Luther Can Be Read in a Number of Different Contexts
IV. Reading Luther in an Evangelical Context
A. McGrath's Vision of Evangelicalism
B. Evangelical Appropriation of Luther
C. Mark Noll's Suggestion
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