The 1534 Luther Bible (Matthew Barrett)

January 18, 2018Martin Luther, Matthew Barrett

Every once and a while there is a publication that just takes your breath away. That happened to me most recently when I saw that Hendrickson released a facsimile edition of the 1534 Luther Bible (Die Luther-Bibel von 1534). Hendrickson describes it as a dream bibliophile edition and they are exactly right. Whether you love … Read More

Barrett’s Reformation Book Notes, Part 3

December 29, 2017Book Notes, Matthew Barrett

Today I continue to highlight some of the many publications this year on Reformation history and theology in light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. This is Part 3 (see Part 1 and Part 2) of the series. Andrew Pettegree. Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made … Read More

Balancing Sola Scriptura and Catholic Trinitarianism (Matthew Barrett)

December 28, 2017Matthew Barrett, Reformation

This past Fall I had the privilege of contributing to the Midwestern Journal of Theology, a publication of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where I am Associate Professor of Christian Theology. In the latest issue, “The Reformation and Related Controversies,” a host of outstanding contributors participate, including Octavio Esqueda, Thomas Johnston, Michael Haykin, Alan Thompson, Jason … Read More

Barrett’s Reformation Book Notes, Part II

December 13, 2017Book Notes, Matthew Barrett

Today I continue to highlight some of the many publications this year on Reformation history and theology in light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. This is Part 2 (see Part 1) of a four-part series. Chris Wickham. Medieval Europe: From the Breakup of the Western Roman Empire to the Reformation. Yale University Press, 2016, … Read More

Barrett’s Reformation Book Notes — Part 1

December 5, 2017Book Notes, Matthew Barrett

Today I continue to highlight some of the many publications this year on Reformation history and theology in light of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. This will be Part 1 of several more Reformation Book Notes to come. Martin Luther: The Ninety-Five Theses and Other Writings. Penguin Classics, 2017. For years now Penguin has … Read More

What’s up at ETS? Inerrancy, Christology, Sola Scriptura, Calvin, and Nicaea (Matthew Barrett)

November 9, 2017Announcement, Matthew Barrett

Next week, November 15-17, is the annual meeting for the Evangelical Theological Society in Rhode Island. The theme is: “The Heritage of the Reformation.” David Dockery, President of Trinity International University, is this year’s program chair. The presidential address will be given by Sam Storms (Bridgeway Church / Enjoying God Ministries). Plenary Speakers include Gwenfair … Read More