Martin Luther's Christmas Book

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Augsburg Books, 1997 - Religion - 72 pages
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This collection contains thirty excerpts from Martin Luther's Christmas sermons. In his unique and powerful voice, Luther portrays the human reality of God's birth on earth - Mary's distress at giving birth with no midwife or water, Joseph's misgivings, the Wise Men's perplexity, Herod's cunning. And throughout these sermon-meditations, Martin Luther reminds us that keeping Christmas is a year-round mission of caring for those in need.
Nine illustrations by Luther's contemporaries - including four by noted engraver Albrecht Durer - capture timeless scenes from the Christmas story. And two of Luther's beautiful Christmas carols are included on the final pages of the book.
  

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Contents

Annunciation
11
Visitation
19
Nativity
27
Shepherds
35
Herod
47
Wise Men
55
Presentation
63
From Heaven High
71
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About the author (1997)

Luther revolutionized his country's faith in the purity of God's Word. His teaching sspiritually transformed Europe and the world.

Roland Bainton (1894-1984) was for forty-two years a professor of ecclesiastical history at Yale University. He was also the author of more than thirty books on Christianity.

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