Table Talk (Google eBook)

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Bridge Logos Foundation, Jan 1, 2004 - Religion - 530 pages
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This book is a collection of excerpts from conversations Martin Luther had with his students and colleagues, who furiously scribbled notes as he spoke. Reading them, it's easy to imagine Luther and his students sitting around the table discussing issues of great concern to the early reformists.
  

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Review: Martin Luther's Table Talk

User Review  - Anthony Shuler - Christianbook.com

This book is good only for getting a look at how Martin Luther thought and where he stood on various issues. He includes a bit of history as well where it was relevant to what he was discussing ... Read full review

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Contents

Of Gods Word
3
Of Gods Works
39
Of The Nature of the World
81
Of Idolatry
93
Of Jesus Christ
103
Of The Holy Ghost
141
Of Sins
147
Of Free Will
157
Of The Devil and His Works
343
Of Temptation and Tribulation
371
Of Luthers Adversaries
387
Of Offences
399
Of A Christian Life
407
Of Princes and Potentates
413
Of Discord
421
Of Sickness and the Causes Thereof
423

Of The Catechism
167
Of The Law of the Gospel
175
Of Justification
193
Of Prayer
211
Of Baptism
217
Of The Sacrament of the Lords Supper
225
Of The Church
239
Of Excommunication
247
Of Preachers and Preaching
253
Of The Antichrist
271
Of Purgatory
311
Of Councils
313
Of Fathers of the Church
321
Of Patriarchs and Prophets
327
Of The Apostles and Disciples of Christ
337
Of Angels
339
Of Death
427
Of The Resurrection
433
Of Allegories
439
Of Spiritual and Church Livings
445
Of Constrained Defense
451
Of Lawyers
455
Of Universities Arts Etc
457
Of Astronomy and Astrology
461
Of Learned Men
465
Of The Jews
469
Of The Turks
479
Of Vocation and Calling
489
Of Countries and Cities
493
The Treatise on Indulgences
499
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Martin Luther (1483-1546) lived in a time when the Roman Catholic church and her popes were more powerful and wealthy than royalty and rulers. And with such power and wealth came corruption. Among other atrocities, priests allowed people to purchase "indulgences." For a tidy sum of money, any sin could be forgiven. In fact, the church was able to make even more money by selling "indulgences" for future sins that had not yet been committed. The coffers of the church grew fat, and people of means grew lazy in their adherence to the Word of God . . . and even worse. Luther was not the first theologian to stand up to the Church of Rome, but he launched a relentless attack on the ethics and consciences of Christians with such fervor and confidence that he changed Christian religious practices forever.

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