"Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth." Psalm 60:4

Luther and the Stories of God: Biblical Narratives as a Foundation for Christian Living

Luther and the Stories of God: Biblical Narratives as a Foundation for Christian Living

Luther and the Stories of God: Biblical Narratives as a Foundation for Christian Living

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Robert Kolb
208 pages
Martin Luther read and preached the biblical text as the record of God addressing real, flesh-and-blood people and their daily lives. He used stories to drive home his vision of the Christian life, a life that includes struggling against temptation, enduring suffering, praising God in worship and prayer, and serving one's neighbor in response to God's callings and commands. Leading Lutheran scholar Robert Kolb highlights Luther's use of storytelling in his preaching and teaching to show how Scripture undergirded Luther's approach to spiritual formation. With both depth and clarity, Kolb explores how Luther retold and expanded on biblical narratives in order to cultivate the daily life of faith in Christ.