The Ambidextrous God: Luther on Faith and Politics

David J. Lose

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/1999

Issue: Religion and Politics (Vol. 19, No 3, Summer, 1999)

Luther confessed that God works in and through all arenas of life. God governs the spiritual dimensions with his right hand through the church's proclamation of law and gospel; God rules temporal affairs with his left hand through civil law and worldly institutions.

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