Zion Tract Series: “On Fasting”

The following text of the tract “On Fasting” is reproduced here with the permission of Fr. Mark P. Braden, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Detroit, MI. FASTING IS AN act of bodily discipline. Regarding preparation for receiving Holy Communion, our Catechism says “Fasting… Continue Reading

Martin Luther on the Proper Good of Fasting— yes, you read that right.

Ewald Plass’s What Luther Says anthology has been described to me by heavyweight Luther scholars as a sort of “bronze-age” resource. Infer from that what you will. Maybe your opinion is the same, maybe you don’t have an opinion on the matter.… Continue Reading