Martin Luther, Galatians 1:4, and the importance of reading slowly.
“He Has Given His Victory to Us”: Luther on the Resurrection and Justification
Martin Luther on the connection between Christ’s resurrection and our justification.
Luther on the Kinds of Righteousness (2)
Martin Luther on passive, i.e. Christian, righteousness.
Luther on the Kinds of Righteousness (1)
Martin Luther delineates the different kinds of righteousness, so that that Christian righteousness can come mor sharply into focus.
“The Devil Is Not Dead”: Luther on the Necessity of Galatians (Updated)
Last time, we looked at a comment Luther makes in his preface to the 1535 Galatians commentary. Below, as he warms up for the commentary itself, he explains why he is commenting on Galatians again, since he had already done so in 1519. Significantly, the reason is not...
From Faith to Faith: Exitus-Reditus in Luther’s Galatians Preface
Martin Luther begins the preface to his 1535 Galatians commentary by saying, more or less, "Wow, I cannot BELIEVE how verbose I was in the lectures that form the basis for this commentary. Like, way over the top; SOMEBODY SHUT ME UP!" Maybe they've been heavily...