The Lord's Prayer in Luther's Catechism

James Arne Nestingen

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/2002

Issue: The Lord's Prayer (Vol. 22, No 1, Winter, 2002)

Luther's explanations of the Lord's Prayer are not concerned primarily with correct doctrine. The prayer, for Luther, is a cry wrung from the crucible of daily life, an exposition of the shape of life lived under the sign of the cross in the hope of the resurrection.

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