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

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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

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