Bach Cantata/Luther Sermons: Sunday after Christmas

J. S. Bach’s cantata for the Sunday after Christmas via Sunday Cantata | Lutheran Radio UK:  » Subscribe to Sunday Cantata – Rebroadcast on iTunes // Feedburner (for RSS/podcatching apps) Sermons of Dr. Martin Luther for the Sunday after Christmas Nota… Continue Reading

Luther’s Church Postil: In Defense of Lenker, et al.

Concordia Publishing House, the venerable flagship publisher of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, recently announced the completion of their new five-volume translation of Luther’s Church Postil via the Concordia Academic blog. Volume 79 of the American Edition of Luther’s Works (Church Postil V) is now… Continue Reading

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service: Görlitz

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service A Documentation by Helmut Schatz English translation by Matthew Carver Original PDF // Previous Installments // Donate to Pseudepigraphus Görlitz Cultural History Museum of Görlitz Epitaph of Abraham von Nostiz, 1572 Formerly from the church of Rengersdorf… Continue Reading

Bach Cantata/Luther Sermons: Christmas Day

J. S. Bach’s cantata for Christmas Day via Sunday Cantata | Lutheran Radio UK:  » Subscribe to Sunday Cantata – Rebroadcast on iTunes // Feedburner (for RSS/podcatching apps) Sermons of Dr. Martin Luther for Christmas Day +VDMA

Bach Cantata/Luther Sermons: Gaudete (Advent 3)

J. S. Bach’s cantata for Gaudete via Sunday Cantata | Lutheran Radio UK:  » Subscribe to Sunday Cantata – Rebroadcast on iTunes // Feedburner (for RSS/podcatching apps) Sermons of Dr. Martin Luther for Gaudete +VDMA

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service: Burkersdorf

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service A Documentation by Helmut Schatz English translation by Matthew Carver Original PDF // Previous Installments // Donate to Pseudepigraphus Burkersdorf Village of Schlegel By Zittau (Saxony) Church, altar painting, photograph by author, Fig. 12 Gurlitt (op. cit.):… Continue Reading

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service: Buchbrunn & Repperndorf

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service A Documentation by Helmut Schatz English translation by Matthew Carver Original PDF // Previous Installments // Donate to Pseudepigraphus Buchbrunn & Repperndorf (Villages of Kitzingen) Evangelical-Lutheran Churches Confessional Painting of Buchbrunn. Photograph: J. Diestelmann. Fig. 10, 11 (Detail… Continue Reading

Technopoly’s Reverence for Statistics and Polls

From Neil Postman’s Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology (New York: Vintage Books/Random House, 1993); Chapter 8, “Invisible Technologies.” Apropros of the sustained effort of fraudulent wish-projection by “the polling industry” (excepting Kellyanne Conway), i.e., the reason why President-elect Donald Trump’s… Continue Reading

Bach Cantata/Luther Sermon: Trinity 21

J. S. Bach’s cantata for Trinity 21 via Sunday Cantata | Lutheran Radio UK:  » Subscribe to Sunday Cantata – Rebroadcast on iTunes // Feedburner (for RSS/podcatching apps) Dr. Martin Luther’s Gospel Sermon for Trinity 21 1526 (Note from the Lenker… Continue Reading

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service: Halberstadt & Brieg

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service A Documentation by Helmut Schatz English translation by Matthew Carver Original PDF // Previous Installments // Donate to Pseudepigraphus Halberstadt From the “Temple of Friendship” at the Gleimhaus in Halberstadt comes a portrait of Ernst Ludwig von… Continue Reading

The Church Fathers on Papal Supremacy: St. Jerome

Excerpted from “The Church Fathers’ Interpretation of Matthew 16:18: An Historical Refutation of the Claims of Roman Catholicism,” by William Webster Jerome (A.D. c. 347 – 420) Jerome is the great biblical scholar of the Western Church of the patristics… Continue Reading

Bach Cantata/Luther Sermon: Michaelmas

J. S. Bach’s cantata for Michaelmas via Sunday Cantata | Lutheran Radio UK:  » Subscribe to Sunday Cantata – Rebroadcast on iTunes // Feedburner (for RSS/podcatching apps) Portion of Dr. Martin Luther’s Sermon for Michaelmas From a discourse on good and evil angels,… Continue Reading

Bach Cantata/Luther Sermons: Trinity 18

J. S. Bach’s cantata for Trinity 18 via Sunday Cantata | Lutheran Radio UK:  » Subscribe to Sunday Cantata – Rebroadcast on iTunes // Feedburner (for RSS/podcatching apps) Sermons of Dr. Martin Luther for Trinity 18 Nota Bene: “Two Bombshell Sermons from… Continue Reading

Two Bombshell Sermons from Luther: Trinity 18 & 19

In two back-to-back sermons (well…back-to-back in terms of their sequence in the church year), Martin Luther takes up two highly related— and highly divisive— theological topics: in his 1537 Gospel sermon for Trinity 18, he preaches about Law & Gospel,… Continue Reading

Pope St. Gregory the Great Against the Papacy

Pope St. Gregory the Great (590 – 604 A.D) In case you needed another reason to love St. Gregory the Great, here’s one: he would have found the fully-developed doctrine of papal supremacy repugnant— that little doctrine we’re all supposed to… Continue Reading

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service: Berlin (Spandau)

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service A Documentation by Helmut Schatz English translation by Matthew Carver Original PDF // Previous Installments // Donate to Pseudepigraphus Chapter 3: Berlin (Spandau) (Previous installments) St. Nikolai Kirche Theme: “Elector Joachim II joins the Reformation on Nov.… Continue Reading