Category Archives: Books & Periodicals

Timely Reflections: A Minute a Day with Dale Meyer

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Collection of 365 inspirational devotions from the long-running and ever popular Meyer Minute weekday online series. Dr. Dale A. Meyer currently serves as  President of Concordia Seminary.

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Scripture and the Church: Selected Essays of Hermann Sasse

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This collection brings together a variety of writings by the preeminent Lutheran theologian Hermann Sasse (1895–1976). The book is the best single collection of Sasse’s thought regarding the Bible and the doctrine of scripture, and reflects Sasse’s ongoing thinking as … Continue reading

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Inviting Community

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“Thousands of volumes have been filled with reflections on the church, but few have encouraged and supported actual congregations in which sheep are trying to hear and obey the shepherd’s voice.” • Theodore Hopkins and Robert Kolb What challenges keep congregations from … Continue reading

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Concordia Journal Subscription

Annual Subscription to Concordia Journal

The Concordia Journal is one of the flagship theological journals of North American Lutheran Christianity. Issued by the faculty of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, the Concordia Journal is the successor of Lehre und Wehre (1855-1929), begun by C. F. W. Walther, a founder of … Continue reading

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Teaching God’s Children His Teaching

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In this new edition, Robert Kolb, the master teacher, has updated and revised this classic guide into the study and teaching of Luther’s “marvelous little book,” the Small Catechism. Designed for educators, pastors, parents, and all who are involved in … Continue reading

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First Things First: A Primer in Lutheran Theological Prolegomena

First Things First: A Primer in Lutheran Theological Prolegomena By David A. Lumpp

Christian theology in any form is meaningful and useful only when it arises from and then serves and supports the church’s proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Thus begins David Lumpp’s exploration into the “first things” of theology. Especially … Continue reading

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Counseling and Confession: The Role of Confession and Absolution in Pastoral Counseling

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For over 25 years, this book has provided an authentically Christian resource for enriching pastoral counseling and deepening a ministry of reconciliation. Walter Koehler weaves a multilayered account of the relationships between psychology, pastoral counseling, and the theology of individual … Continue reading

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The American Mind Meets the Mind of Christ

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Whether it is an altar to an unknown god or the New Atheists, Christians have always faced the challenge of translating the Gospel message within the surrounding culture. This is no less true for the tangled web that is 21st century … Continue reading

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Under the Cross of Christ—Yesterday, Today, Forever: Reflections on Lutheran Hispanic Ministry in the United States

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Collecting together the essays from the historic first Hispanic National Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (2003), this book encompasses a number of crucial voices to consider the reality of the Latino experience in the United States, and what it … Continue reading

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The Lutheran Parochial School: Dates, Documents, Events, People

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This volume traces the history of the Lutheran parochial (“parish”) school from the time of the Reformation to the 20th century, connecting its development to important periods of history and movements within the field of education. The book tracks this … Continue reading

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Make Disciples, Baptizing: God’s Gift of New Life and Christian Witness

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This little volume—a “classic” from the pen of renowned scholar Robert Kolb—sketches the connections between God’s work in baptism and God’s witness to the world. These acts of God meet in one’s own baptism, by which the Spirit empowers Christians … Continue reading

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The Congregation’s Right to Choose Its Pastor

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Translated by Fred Kramer and edited by Wilbert Rosin, The Congregation’s Right to Choose Its Pastor is an updated translation of C. F. W. Walther’s Das Gemeindewahlrecht, which was published serially in the newspaper Der Lutheraner from 1860–1861. Walther’s essay … Continue reading

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A Cup of Cold Water: A Look at Biblical Charity

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This volume of essays, edited by Robert Rosin and Charles Arand, evaluates old and develops new models toward the concept of “biblical charity” and how it can inform our understanding of Christian acts of charity and mercy in our contemporary … Continue reading

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Light for our World: Essays Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Concordia Seminary

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This collection of essays was gathered as a festschrift to mark the 150th anniversary of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The essays cover an incredibly wide range of topics—from theological education to biblical hermeneutics to justification to “real-life ministry,” and everything … Continue reading

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