Luther, vol. 4 of 6
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Luther, vol. 4 of 6

By Hartmann Grisar
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  • LUTHER
  • A FEW PRESS OPINIONS OF VOLUMES I-III.
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER XXI
    • 1. Luther and Henry VIII of England. Bigamy instead of Divorce
    • 2. The Bigamy of Philip of Hesse
      • Philip Seeks the Permission of Wittenberg.
      • The Bigamy is Consummated and made Public.
      • Dispensation; Advice in Confession; a Confessor’s Secret?
      • Luther’s Embarrassment on the Bigamy becoming Public.
      • Luther’s Private Utterances Regarding the Bigamy.
      • Luther at the Conference of Eisenach. The Landgrave’s Indignation.
      • Melanchthon’s Complaints.
      • Literary Feud with Duke Henry of Brunswick.
      • Opinions Old and New Regarding the Bigamy.
    • Philip Seeks the Permission of Wittenberg.
    • The Bigamy is Consummated and made Public.
    • Dispensation; Advice in Confession; a Confessor’s Secret?
    • Luther’s Embarrassment on the Bigamy becoming Public.
    • Luther’s Private Utterances Regarding the Bigamy.
    • Luther at the Conference of Eisenach. The Landgrave’s Indignation.
    • Melanchthon’s Complaints.
    • Literary Feud with Duke Henry of Brunswick.
    • Opinions Old and New Regarding the Bigamy.
  • CHAPTER XXII
    • 1. A Battery of Assertions.[216]
    • 2. Opinions of Contemporaries in either Camp
    • 3. The Psychological Problem Self-suggestion and Scriptural Grounds of Excuse
      • A Curious Mania.
      • An Attempt at a Psychological Explanation.
      • The New Theology of Lying.
      • Luther’s Influence on His Circle.
    • A Curious Mania.
    • An Attempt at a Psychological Explanation.
    • The New Theology of Lying.
    • Luther’s Influence on His Circle.
    • 4. Some Leading Slanders on the Mediæval Church Historically Considered
    • 5. Was Luther the Liberator of Womankind from “Mediæval Degradation”?
      • Conspectus of Luther’s Distortion of the Catholic View of Marriage.
      • Luther’s Discordant Utterances on the Value of Marriage in his Sermons and Writings.
      • Birth of the New Views on Marriage during the Controversy on the Vow of Chastity.
      • The Natural Impulse and the Honour of Marriage.
      • Practical Consequences of the New View of Woman: Matrimonial Impediments, Divorce.
      • Respect for the Female Sex in Luther’s Conversations.
      • The New Matrimonial Conditions and the Slandered Opponents.
      • Two Concluding Pictures towards the History of Woman.
    • Conspectus of Luther’s Distortion of the Catholic View of Marriage.
    • Luther’s Discordant Utterances on the Value of Marriage in his Sermons and Writings.
    • Birth of the New Views on Marriage during the Controversy on the Vow of Chastity.
    • The Natural Impulse and the Honour of Marriage.
    • Practical Consequences of the New View of Woman: Matrimonial Impediments, Divorce.
    • Respect for the Female Sex in Luther’s Conversations.
    • The New Matrimonial Conditions and the Slandered Opponents.
    • Two Concluding Pictures towards the History of Woman.
  • CHAPTER XXIII
    • 1. Luther and Erasmus Again
    • 2. Luther on George of Saxony and George on Luther
  • CHAPTER XXIV
    • 1. Reports from various Lutheran Districts
    • 2. At the Centre of the New Faith
    • 3. Luther’s Attempts to Explain the Decline in Morals
    • 4. A Malady of the Age: Doubts and Melancholy
  • CHAPTER XXV
    • 1. The University Professor, the Preacher, the Pastor
      • Relations with the Wittenberg Students.
      • The Preacher and Catechist.
      • Excerpts from Luther’s Sermons on Our Lady.
      • Statements to Luther’s advantage from various Instructions. His Language.
      • The Spiritual Guide.
      • The New Form of Confession.
      • Church Music.
    • Relations with the Wittenberg Students.
    • The Preacher and Catechist.
    • Excerpts from Luther’s Sermons on Our Lady.
    • Statements to Luther’s advantage from various Instructions. His Language.
    • The Spiritual Guide.
    • The New Form of Confession.
    • Church Music.
    • 2. Emotional Character and Intellectual Gifts
    • 3. Intercourse with Friends. The Interior of the former Augustinian Monastery
      • The more favourable side of the Table-Talk.
      • Kindlier Traits Evinced by Luther.
      • Prayer and Confidence in God.
      • Other Personal Traits. His Family Life.
    • The more favourable side of the Table-Talk.
    • Kindlier Traits Evinced by Luther.
    • Prayer and Confidence in God.
    • Other Personal Traits. His Family Life.
  • CHAPTER XXVI
    • 1. Luther’s Anger. His Attitude towards the Jews, the Lawyers and the Princes
      • The Jews.
      • The Lawyers.
      • The Princes.
    • The Jews.
    • The Lawyers.
    • The Princes.
    • 2. Luther’s Excuse: “We MUST Curse the Pope and His Kingdom”[987]
    • 3. The Psychology of Luther’s Abusive Language
      • Various Psychological Factors.
      • Connection of Luther’s Abusiveness with his Mystic Persuasion of his Special Call.
      • The Unpleasant Seasoning of Luther’s Abuse.
      • Protestant Opinions Old and New.
    • Various Psychological Factors.
    • Connection of Luther’s Abusiveness with his Mystic Persuasion of his Special Call.
    • The Unpleasant Seasoning of Luther’s Abuse.
    • Protestant Opinions Old and New.
    • 4. Luther on his own Greatness and Superiority to Criticism The art of “Rhetoric”
  • CHAPTER XXVII
    • 1. Luther’s “demoniacal” storming. A man “possessed”
    • 2. Voices of Converts
    • 3. Lamentations over the Wounds of the Church and over Her Persecutions
    • 4. The Literary Opposition
  • CHAPTER XXVIII
    • 1. The Bible text and the Spirit as the “True Tests of Doctrine”
      • Liberty for the Examination of Scripture and Luther’s Autonomy.
      • Experience given by the Spirit.
      • Inspiration and the Canon of Scripture.
      • Inward Assurance and Disagreements Without.
      • Remedies against Disagreement. The Outward Word.
    • Liberty for the Examination of Scripture and Luther’s Autonomy.
    • Experience given by the Spirit.
    • Inspiration and the Canon of Scripture.
    • Inward Assurance and Disagreements Without.
    • Remedies against Disagreement. The Outward Word.
    • The Way of Settling Doubts Concerning Faith. Assurance of Salvation and Belief in Dogma.
      • Protestant Objections to Luther’s so-called “Formal Principle.”
    • Protestant Objections to Luther’s so-called “Formal Principle.”
    • 2. Luther as a Bible-Expositor
      • Some Characteristics of Luther’s Exegesis.
      • Luther’s Exegesis in the Light of His Early Development.
    • Some Characteristics of Luther’s Exegesis.
    • Luther’s Exegesis in the Light of His Early Development.
    • 3. The Sola Fides. Justification and Assurance of Salvation
      • Some Characteristics of the New Doctrine of Justification.
      • The Striving after Absolute Certainty of Salvation.
      • The “Article on which the Church Stands or Falls”: According to Modern Protestants.
    • Some Characteristics of the New Doctrine of Justification.
    • The Striving after Absolute Certainty of Salvation.
    • The “Article on which the Church Stands or Falls”: According to Modern Protestants.
    • 4. Good Works in Theory and Practice
      • Nature and Origin of the New Doctrine of Works.
      • Augustine as the Authority for the New Doctrine of Works.
      • The New Doctrine of Works in Practice, as Judged by Lutheran Opinion in the 16th Century.
      • Luther’s Utterances in Favour of Good Works.
      • Works of Charity. Luther and the Ages of the Past.
    • Nature and Origin of the New Doctrine of Works.
    • Augustine as the Authority for the New Doctrine of Works.
    • The New Doctrine of Works in Practice, as Judged by Lutheran Opinion in the 16th Century.
    • Luther’s Utterances in Favour of Good Works.
    • Works of Charity. Luther and the Ages of the Past.
    • 5. Other Innovations in Religious Doctrine
      • The Regula Fidei.
      • Some Peculiarities of the New Doctrine on the Sacraments, Particularly on Baptism.
      • His Teaching on the Supper.
      • Invocation of the Saints.
      • Mary.
      • Purgatory.
    • The Regula Fidei.
    • Some Peculiarities of the New Doctrine on the Sacraments, Particularly on Baptism.
    • His Teaching on the Supper.
    • Invocation of the Saints.
    • Mary.
    • Purgatory.
    • 6. Luther’s Attack on the Sacrifice of the Mass
      • First Attacks. “On the Abomination of the Silent Mass.”
      • “On the Corner-Mass.” Continuation of the Conflict.
    • First Attacks. “On the Abomination of the Silent Mass.”
    • “On the Corner-Mass.” Continuation of the Conflict.
  • FOOTNOTES:
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