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Erik H. Herrmann

Erik H. Herrmann is associate professor of historical  theology and director of the Center for Reformation Research at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Release date: 
June 15, 2016

In his The Babylonian Captivity of the Church, Martin Luther set forth a reconsideration of the sacramental Christian life that centered on the word. His thesis is that the papacy had distorted the sacraments with its own traditions and regulations, transforming them into a system of control and coercion.