37: Christmas: the Perfect Time of Year for a Theologian of the Cross — Luther's Christmas Book

 
 

 

 In this episode, Gillespie and Riley read from a Christmas sermon by their favorite heretic, Martin Luther. They discuss Mary's example of how God makes theologians of the cross through suffering, oppression, weakness, and hopelessness.

Our Text:

Martin Luther’s Christmas Book, p. 28-29, Roland Bainton

Show Notes

Roland Bainton, Reformation in the 16th Century

Bainton, Luther bio

The Magnificat, Luther

HWSS Riley talk

Seven Marks of the Church, Luther

Christ the Bodybuilder

Isenheim Altarpiece