The Task of Theology

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Lesson

Luther's writings demonstrate his ability to understand and articulate issues that are at the core of the nature of God and man. His theology is distinct from philosophy and consists of many comments on passages in Psalms and Romans.

Outline

The Task of Theology

Luther, the Pastor: Psalm 51
 

I. A theology that gets at the meat of the nut.

A. Monasticism, Scholasticism and Humanism

B. Finding the way out

 

II. A theology that consists in comments on Scripture.

A. Lectures on the Psalms

B. Lectures on Romans

 

III. A theology that is distinct from philosophy.

A. Disputation against scholastic theology, 1517, before 95 Theses

B. Heidelberg Disputation, 1518

 

IV. A theology forged in the crucible of pastoral care.

A. 95 Theses, 1517

B. 8 Sermons of 1522

 

IV. A theology of the knowledge of God and man.

Assessment

Name Description
1 Martin Luther - Quiz 5

Martin Luther - Quiz 5

Duration

57 min

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