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The Church: Selected Writings of Arthur Carl Piepkorn

The Church: Selected Writings of Arthur Carl Piepkorn

Edited by Michael P. Piepkorn & William S. Wiecher This 2nd edition of The Church: Selected Writings of Arthur Carl Piepkorn has been updated by the editors and retains the Afterword by Richard John Neuhaus. It reappeared as the first of several new planned Piepkorn volumes. This first volume is available from the ALPB. For information […]

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The Journey of Justus Falckner

The Journey of Justus Falckner

by Kim-Eric Williams This biography of Justice Falkner chronicles a key figure of 1700’s colonial Lutheranism and the vital role he played in its establishment. Beginning with Falckner’s birth and early life in Germany, his prior work and and spiritual journey in Pennsylvania, major attention is given to the ordination rite, as well as the […]

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The Lake Louise and Jasper Commission Reports

The Lake Louise and Jasper Commission Reports

In the ALPB books, the Banff (SOLD OUT) and Jasper Commissions were asked to give a truly scriptural, confessional, ecumenical and prophetic word to pastors and congregations who wished to remain faithful in their life and proclamation, as well as to minister effectively to every community, including those with orientations other than heterosexual. The participants […]

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The Lake Louise Commission: The Sacred Family

The Lake Louise Commission: The Sacred Family

  In two previous ALPB books, the Banff and Jasper Commissions were asked to give a truly scriptural, confessional, ecumenical and prophetic word to pastors and congregations who wished to remain faithful in their life and proclamation, as well as to minister effectively to every community, including those with orientations other than heterosexual. The participants […]

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The Pastor’s Page and Other Small Essays

The Pastor’s Page and Other Small Essays

by Russell E. Saltzman   Most churches have newsletters. And most pastors write a regular column in their churches’ newsletters. For those who know Russ Saltzman via his 17 years as editor of Forum Letter from 1991 – 2007‚ it will come as no surprise that writing a monthly “Pastor’s Page” is something he did uncommonly […]

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The Presence: An Approach to the Holy Communion

The Presence: An Approach to the Holy Communion

by Berthold von Schenk edited by Paul Robert Sauer Berthold von Schenk (1895 – 1974) was a gifted parish pastor of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. The Presence, originally published in 1945, brought to a wider audience what he had been meditating on and teaching his congregation for years about the meaning of Holy […]

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The Work of Christ

The Work of Christ

Edited by R. David Nelson ***Papers delivered at the Eighth Annual Braaten-Benne Lectures August 9-10, 2017 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee Sponsored by the North American Lutheran Church Contents Christ’s Work in the Psalms: Luther on Psalm 8 and Scripture’s Literal Sense Don Collett Liberating Sacrifice: Solidarity and Substitution in the Atoning […]

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Who Gets to Eat?  Issues of Admission to the Lord’s Supper

Who Gets to Eat? Issues of Admission to the Lord’s Supper

by Eric W. Gritsch edited by Lawrence R. Recla   From a review by Frank C. Senn: In 1978 the American Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Church in America adopted a Joint Statement on Communion Practices that “precluded” the communion of baptized infants. This statement shut the door on a practice that the Western Church […]

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