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Eric W. Gritsch

Eric W. Gritsch was Emeritus Professor of Church History at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Among his many works are Fortress Introduction to Lutheranism (1994), Lutheranism: The Theological Movement and Its Confessional Writings (with Robert W. Jenson, 1976), Thomas Müntzer: A Tragedy of Errors (1989), and the anthology Martin Luther: Faith in Christ and the Gospel (1996).

Book List

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March 23, 2010

Eric Gritsch's unique and ambitious work, the first-ever attempt at a history of global Lutheranism, is now in a new edition. In a clear, nontechnical way,...

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May 21, 2009
G.K. Chesterton long ago observed that real Christianity had in some ways never really been tried. Eric Gritsch, a renowned historian, a pastor, and a...
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December 1, 2006
Rejected in the sixteenth century by both Protestants and Catholics, yet hailed by Marxist historians as a forerunner of the Marxist revolution, this volume...
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January 1, 1994
A helpful and accessible guide to Lutheranism's history and central tenents, with numerous photos and illustrations. Small wonder that many are confused...
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January 1, 1982
What are the origins of the born-again movement? How does the born-again experience relate to Baptism? Why do fundamentalists argue the literal inspiration of...
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October 1, 1976
This useful guide offers a critical appraisal of a theological movement within the church catholic. The authors, a church historian and a systematic...
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May 1, 1970

This volume includes two writings dealing with the plight of the common person who Luther felt had become a victim of the ecclesiastical establishment. These...

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January 1, 1966

Conflict between the church of Rome and the reformers reached its most violent peak in the five years before the Council of Trent in 1545, a council the pope...