By Hans J. Hillerbrand
Originally released greater than 40 years in the past, this significant assortment brings jointly the works and writings of the progressive minds in the back of the Protestant Reformation—and it is still an enormous source for lecturers, scholars, and historical past buffs alike. Over the many years, despite the fact that, glossy scholarship has shed new mild in this tumultuous interval, elevating probing questions and delivering new connections that experience substantially replaced our knowing and outlook.
With this newly revised and up to date variation of this crucial work—now together with texts written by way of ladies in addition to entries facing well known religion—modern viewpoints are cogently addressed, whereas the scholarly integrity that has made this booklet a respected vintage has been scrupulously maintained. all through, Hans J. Hillerbrand's uncomplicated assumption continues to be constant: religion—no subject how depending on societal forces—must be noticeable because the pivotal point within the tale of the 16th century.
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As works do not make a man a believer, so also they do not make him righteous. But as faith makes a man a believer and righteous, so faith does good works. Since, then, works justify no one, and a man must be righteous before he does a good work, it is very evident that it is faith alone which, because of the pure mercy of God through Christ and in His word, worthily and sufficiently justifies and saves the person. A Christian has no need of any work or law in order to be saved since through faith he is free from every law and does everything out of pure liberty and freely.
Wherefore it ought to be the first concern of every Christian to lay aside all confidence in works and increasingly to strengthen faith alone and through faith to grow in the knowledge, not of works, but of Christ Jesus, who suffered and rose for him, as Peter teaches in the last chapter of his first epistle, I Pet. [5: 10]. No other work makes a Christian. Thus when the Jews asked Christ, as related in John 6 [: 2 8], what they must do "to be doing the work of God," He brushed aside the multitude of works which He saw they did in great profusion and suggested one work, saying, "This is the work of God, that you 8 THE GERMAN REFORMATION believe in Him whom He has sent" [John 6: 29]; "for on Him has God the Father set His seal" [John 6:27 ].
These he must resist, do the very opposite, and offend them boldly lest by their impious views they drag many with them into error. In the presence of such men it is good to eat meat, break the fasts, and for the sake of the liberty of faith do other things which they regard as the greatest of sins. " According to this principle Paul would not circumcise Titus when the Jews insisted that he should [Gal. 2: 3], and Christ excused the apostles when they plucked ears of grain on the sabbath [Matt.
The Protestant Reformation by Hans J. Hillerbrand