A Treatise on the Power and Primacy of the Pope, 55-71

http://www.pseudepigraph.us/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/TR-54-71-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Monday, Week 34 Follow ConcordCast on Twitter // Like ConcordCast on Facebook // Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes Daily Readings from the Book of Concord // Help keep ConcordCast online A Treatise on the… Continue Reading

Smalcald Articles, Part III, Articles IX-XV

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Philipp Melanchthon Did Not Preach or Administer the Sacraments

Every now and again an old canard makes the rounds in the LCMS, and (for all I know) in the eddying mists of global Lutheranism beyond her. “Melanchthon preached and administered the Sacraments,” it goes. Ergo, lay ministry is fine (it… Continue Reading

Ordination an “adiaphorous practice”? I think not…

I am convinced and compelled by the teaching of my fathers in the faith to regard the topic of ordination as one of Dr. Franz Pieper’s weak points. In Vol. 3 of his Dogmatik he goes a bridge too far… Continue Reading

No Confessional Tradition, No Church: An Open Letter to R. J. Grunewald

Prolegomena/Caveats/User’s Manual: What follows began as a comment on the blog of a fellow LCMS Lutheran. It got a little long. And then it got longer. The more I wrote, the more I began to think of different things which… Continue Reading

“Why The Apostolic Succession Debate Matters,” by the Rev. Heath R. Curtis

“Why The Apostolic Succession Debate Matters” BY The Rev. Heath R. Curtis Trinity Lutheran Church – Worden, IL Zion Lutheran Church – Carpenter, IL »Help keep Pseudepigraphus online« Introduction Like many men of my calling I am a collector of… Continue Reading

A dialogue on Apostolic Succession

Please feel free to weigh in in the comments. The following dialogue transpired over email, but is by no means exhaustive — or closed, for that matter. +TDD :: Dear Robert, Fr. Charles, I hope this note finds you well.… Continue Reading