Large Image

Luther's Works, Vol. 19: Lectures on the Minor Prophets II

by , , (Concordia Publishing House)

(3 reviews)

£20.89 £26.83 Save 22%

Share This


Luther's Works: The American Edition, published by Concordia and Fortress Press between 1955 and 1986, comprises fifty-five volumes. These are a selection representing only about a third of Luther's works in the Latin and German of the standard Weimar Edition, not including the German Bible. Among the minor prophets, Jonah and Habakkuk were obviously of special significance for Martin Luther. The special treatment accorded these two is matched only in the case of one other of the minor prophets -- Zechariah (Vol.20). In addition to the usual Latin lectures, Luther added popular versions in the manner of a German commentary, carefully written out expressly for printed publication. It is clear why Luther gave these prophets the chance to speak to a wider audience: Jonah and Habakkuk have a message for all of humankind. Of Jonah, Luther says, "[Jonah] teaches us not to despair of the fruit of the Gospel, no matter how badly it appears to be devoid of fruit and prophet... I am tempted to say that no apostle or prophet, not even Christ Himself, performed and accomplished with a single sermon the great things Jonah did." As for Habakkuk-- unfortunately confined to the dark since the time of the apostles -- Luther reveals that he actually holds a central place in Paul's theology with the passage: "The righteous shall live by his faith." Luther here uncovers the jewels embedded in the traditions of these prophets, now contained in this volume for all to witness.

Tag This Book

This Book Has Been Tagged
It hasn't. Be the first to tag this book!

Our Recommendation

Track It. This book has been £19.86 within the past year.

Notify Me When The Price...

  • £
  • If I'm already tracking this book...

to track this book on eReaderIQ.

Track These Authors

to track Martin Luther on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Martin Luther.
  • to stop tracking Martin Luther.

to track Hilton C. Oswald on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Hilton C. Oswald.
  • to stop tracking Hilton C. Oswald.

to track C. Froelich on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by C. Froelich.
  • to stop tracking C. Froelich.

Price Summary

  • We started tracking this book on March 18, 2017.
  • This book was £26.44 when we started tracking it.
  • The price of this book has changed 96 times in the past 2,587 days.
  • The current price of this book is £20.89 last checked 2 days ago.
  • This book is at its lowest price in the past six months.
  • This lowest price this book has been offered at in the past year is £19.86.
  • The lowest price to date was £19.86 last reached on January 29, 2021.
  • This book has been £19.86 one time since we started tracking it.
  • The highest price to date was £27.89 last reached on October 10, 2023.
  • This book has been £27.89 one time since we started tracking it.

Additional Info

  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • Lending: Disabled
  • Print Length: 252 Pages
  • File Size: 3,502 KB

We last verified the price of this book about 2 days ago. At that time, the price was £20.89. This price is subject to change. The price displayed on the website at the time of purchase is the price you will pay for this book. Please confirm the price before making any purchases.