Luther's Canon: Christ against Scripture

Terry C. Thomas

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1988

Issue: The Lure of Heresy (Vol. 8, No 2, Spring, 1988)

Today’s battle over the Bible continues to wage a perplexing dilemma for many serious and sincere-minded people of faith. This essay, however—not designed to interpret the modern predicament—attempts to clarify Luther’s position in view of some of the current hermeneutical problems. What was Luther’s canon of Scripture? What was authoritative for him? What did it mean for Luther to believe he was biblical?

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