Melanchthon and Bucer

ISBN-10: 0664241646

ISBN-13: 9780664241643

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Authors: Wilhelm Pauck, Henry P. Van Dusen, John T. McNeill

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List price: $40.00
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 1/1/1969
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Editor's Preface
Philip Melanchthon: Loci Communes Theologici
Editor's Introduction
Loci communes theologici
Dedicatory Letter
Basic Topics of Theology, or Christian Theology in Outline
The Power of Man, Especially Free Will (Liberum Arbitrium)
The Law
Divine Laws
The Vows of Monks
Judicial and Ceremonial Laws
Human Laws
The Gospel
The Power of the Law
The Power of the Gospel
Justification and Faith
The Efficacy of Faith
Love and Hope
The Difference Between the Old and New Testaments and the Abrogation of the Law
The Old Man and the New
Mortal and Daily Sin
Private Confessions
Participation in the Lord's Table
Martin Bucer: De Regno Christi
Editor's Introduction
De Regno Christi
Book One
Names of the Kingdom of Christ
What the Kingdom of Christ and the Kingdoms of the World Have in Common and What They Do Not
Some More Eminent Passages of Holy Scripture Concerning the Kingdom of Christ, in the Light of Which What We Have Proposed Can Be Better Understood
The Various Periods of the Church
What the Kingdom of Christ Is, and What Is Necessary for Its Restoration
The Dispensation of the Doctrine of Christ
The Administration of the Sacraments
The Ministry of the Discipline of Life and Manners
The Ministry of the Discipline of Penance
Reforming the Churches' Ceremonies: First, the Hallowing of Church Buildings
Setting Aside Certain Times for the Worship of God
Lent and Other Fasts, and the Taking of Food
The Regulation of Ceremonies
Care for the Needy
How Salutary It Is for All Men to Have the Kingdom of Christ Firmly Restored Among Them and How Necessary It Is for Salvation that Every Christian, According to His Place in the Body of Christ and the Gifts He Has Received from Him, Aim and Work Toward This with Deepest Concern
Book Two
By What Ways and Means the Kingdom of Christ Can and Should Be Reformed by Devout Kings
Who Are to Be Used as Advisers for the Reestablishment of Christ's Kingdom
The Kingdom of Christ Must Be Renewed Not Only by Edicts but Also by Devout Persuasion
Approved Evangelists Must Be Sent Out to All Parts of the Realm
The Kingdom of Christ Must Be Reformed by Devout Persuasion and an Accurate Preaching of the Gospel, Rather than by Decrees
Where Suitable Evangelists Are to Be Sought, and the Matter of the Reformation of the Schools of Higher Learning
The Source and Support of the Evangelists and Pastors of the Churches
How the Full Restitution of Religion Must Be Advocated and Enacted
The First Law: Children Must Be Catechized and Educated for God
The Second Law: The Sanctification of Holy Days
The Third Law: The Sanctification of Churches
The Fourth Law: The Restoration of the Ministries of the Church
The Fifth Law: Claiming Ecclesiastical Goods for Christ the Lord, and Their Pious Use
The Sixth Law: Poor Relief
The Seventh Law: The Sanctification and Regulation of Marriage
What Must Be Established Concerning the Contracting and Entering of Holy Marriage
Which Persons It Is Proper to Join in Matrimony
Marriages Should Not Be Held Valid Which Are Contracted Without the Consent of Those Who Have Power Over the Ones Who Make the Contract, or Without Suitable Advisers
Whether It May Be Permitted that the Promise of Marriage May Be Rescinded Before It Is Fulfilled
The Celebration of Nuptials
The Preservation of Holy Marriage
(Chapters XXII through XLVI not translated)
Conclusion of the Entire Tract on Marriage
The Eighth Law: The Civil Education of Youth and the Suppression of Idlenss
The Restoration of Various Crafts and Honest Pursuits of Profit
The Reform of Marketing
The Care of Public Inns
Those Who Have No Aptitude Bar Honorable Skills Should Be Reduced to Manual Labor and Humble Tasks
Perfects Must Be Appointed for Skills and Labor
Honest Games
The Ninth Law: Controlling Luxury and Harmful Expenses
The Tenth Law: On the Revision and Elaboration of Civil Laws
The Eleventh Law: The Appointment of Magistrates
The Twelfth Law: The Establishment and Correction of Tribunals and Judges
The Thirteenth Law: The Custody of Accused Persons
The Fourteenth Law: The Modification of Penalties
Conclusion of the Work
Selected Bibliography
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