Religion: Luther in English

Martin Luther was a prodigious writer; during his lifetime, more than 350 works came from his pen, including a translation of the Bible. But though more than 7,000,000 English-speaking Christians in North America call themselves Lutherans today, few have read Luther. The surprising reason: lack of translation.*

Just published is the first volume of a new 55-volume edition of Luther's works in flexible, modern English. Prepared jointly by St. Louis' Concordia Publishing House and Philadelphia's Muhlenberg Press, an arm of the United Lutheran Church in America, the new Luther will range the whole gamut of the reformer's work. Says Washington-born Theologian Helmut...

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