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The Annotated Luther, Volume 6: The Interpretation of Scripture

The Annotated Luther, Volume 6

The Interpretation of Scripture

Euan K. Cameron (Editor)


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This volume features Martin Luther the exegete and Bible teacher. His vast exegetical writings and lectures on Scripture are introduced through important examples from both the Old and New Testaments. Included in the volume is his brief treatise “On Translating” and his prefaces to both the Old and New Testaments, to key sections of Scripture (Psalter, Prophets), and to select books such as Genesis, Isaiah, Daniel, Romans, and Galatians. The content is rounded out by examples from his lectures and sermons on specific texts, including such examples as Genesis 1:26–2:3; Psalms 51 and 118; Isaiah 53; John 1:14; Romans 3:20–27; and 1 Corinthians 15:16–23.

Each volume in The Annotated Luther series contains new introductions, annotations, illustrations, and notes to help shed light on Luther’s context and interpret his writings for today. The translations of Luther’s writings include updates of Luther’s Works (American edition) or entirely new translations of Luther’s German or Latin writings.  

  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Format Hardcover
  • ISBN 9781451462746
  • Brand Annotated Luther
  • Dimensions 7.5 x 9.25
  • Pages 616
  • Publication Date November 15, 2017


Series Introduction (General Editors)

Volume Introduction (Euan K. Cameron)

On Translating (Volker Leppin)

Preface to the Old Testament (Brooks Schramm)

Intro to Genesis 1–2 (Kirsi I. Stjerna and Else Marie Wiberg Pedersen)

Genesis 1:26—2:3 (Else Marie Wiberg Pedersen)

Genesis 2:21-25 (Kirsi I. Stjerna)

Genesis 3:1-15 (Jussi Koivisto) 

Preface to Psalter (Kristen E. Kvam) 

Psalm 51 (Mickey L. Mattox) 

Psalm 72 (Mickey L. Mattox) 

Psalm 118 (Erk H. Herrmann) 

Preface to Prophets (Brooks Schramm) 

Preface to Isaiah (Brooks Schramm) 

Isaiah 53 (Brooks Schramm) 

Preface to Daniel (Euan K. Cameron) 

Preface to NT (Kenneth G. Appold) 

Matthew 7:12 (Kenneth G. Appold) 

John 1:14 (Paul Rorem)

Preface to Romans (Euan K. Cameron) 

Romans 3:20-27 (Piotr J. Malysz) 

1 Cor. 15:16-23, 51-57 (Piotr J. Malysz) 

Galatians 2:15-16 (Kirsi I. Stjerna and Simo Peura) 


Packed with information, yet leaves room for the readers to draw their own conclusions.

?This volume of The Annotated Luther series certainly lives up to its name. Euan K. Cameron?s fine introduction sets the tone: clear, instructive, open-textured. The concise introductions, footnotes, and annotations to each passage clarify context, explain tricky passages, and are packed with information, yet leave room for theĀ readers to draw their own conclusions.?

Peter Matheson | emeritus, Otago, New Zealand

Anyone who wants to understand Luther needs texts like these.

?Both the church?s teaching and the individual?s life of faith are framed by Luther as a constant dialogue with the biblical text: Scripture encourages, chastens, liberates, inspires, and empowers the believer. In this illuminating selection of his exegetical and interpretive writings, Luther?s virtuosity and freedom are clear to every reader. Anyone who wants to understand Luther needs texts like these, which bring both Luther and the Bible to life.?

Bishop Guy Erwin | Southwest California Synod, ELCA