The Communio Sanctorum as Scripture’s Home: Sola, Singing and the Literal Sense

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Abstract

My aim in this essay is to add an additional, but I think important, layer of analysis to a book that is already exceedingly rich, informative and precise. I will do so by drawing attention to an important but often overlooked aspect of Martin Luther’s exegetical practice: the moral psychology that it entails. The overarching claim I would like to defend is that that scripture (and scripture alone) is the prime textual coordinate of the church’s worship, a wider theological claim that I understand as an intentional broadening of the narrower question of the historical reformed scripture principle. I do so in sympathy with the main lines defended by the systematic theologians in this volume:
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSola Scriptura
Subtitle of host publicationBiblical and Theological Perspectives on Scripture, Authority and Hermeneutics
EditorsHans Burger, Arnold Juijgen , Eric Peels
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill
Chapter17
Pages315-334
Number of pages20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

NameStudies in reformed theology
Number32

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