Skip main content and go to side navigation
  • Print
  • Email
  • Share
The Church and The Office of The Ministry

Enlarge Image | Look Inside

The Church and The Office of The Ministry

by Walther, C.F.W.

Item #: 531194WEB / 2012 / Hardback / 536 Pages

Price: 
$34.99
 
Availability: In Stock

Free Shipping Details

When applicable (see existing offers below) free ground shipping is available on all qualifying orders shipped to a single U.S. address (48 contiguous states only). Free shipping is provided by FedEx Ground. Other shipping options are available for an additional expense upon checkout.

If your order qualifies for free shipping, but contains qualifying products that are out of stock, we will ship those items to you when they become available and apply free ground shipping to both parts of your order.


Fall Bible Sale Free Shipping Offer

Order 10 or more Bibles included in the Fall Bible Sale and get Free Shipping through September 30, 2014. Visit the Fall Bible Sale category to view the selection.

  


Rev. Keith Clow provides FREE charts from his research contributed to the publication of the book.
The charts include additional data, which researchers may consult online or print out.”
Click the "Downloads" tab above.
 

“The issue of church and office is too often a muddle among us, and Walther can be most helpful if he is allowed to speak with the precision he intended.”
Matthew C. Harrison
President of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
 
Matthew Harrison’s new edition of this seminal writing by the first president of the LCMS restores Walther’s precise language on the doctrines of church and ministry. As the subtitle of the original German edition states, The Church and The Office of The Ministry is “a collection of testimonies . . . from the Confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church and from the private writings of orthodox teachers of the same.” Professional church workers and interested lay members will find a wealth of insights from the Bible, the Confessions, ancient church fathers, Luther, the orthodox Lutheran fathers, and more on the key questions of what or who is the Church, what is and who holds the Office of the Ministry, and what are the powers and duties of each.
 
This New Study Edition Includes
  • new reader-friendly updated translation
  • footnotes explaining terms and history
  • side notes highlighting texts from the Bible, Lutheran Confessions and Martin Luther
  • marginal references to Johann Gerhard
  • glossary of key German and Latin terms
  • appendices including supporting documents
  • Scriptural index
  • topical index
  • free downloadable data charts
  • editorial introductions from Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison
One of the most significant Lutheran theologians in North America, C. F. W. Walther (1811–87) dominated the theological landscape of the mid-1800s. A leader in the Saxon immigration to Missouri in 1839, Walther helped to found the college that would become Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, as well as to organize The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. In addition to serving as a pastor, Walther was the synod’s first president and the president of the seminary and its leading teacher. A prolific author, Walther wrote on a variety of topics, corresponded with numerous religious leaders, edited the theological journal Der Lutheraner, and helped start Concordia Publishing House.
 
During the 20th century, the ecumenical movement made the doctrine of the church one of the most discussed issues of its day. Today, this controversy still exists with congregations exploring the boundaries of what it means to define the church. C.F.W. Walther's classic study of The Church and The Office of The Ministry provides biblically-based answers to these questions facing congregations today.
 


Helpful Downloads
 
   Luther
   orderform
   Patristics
Item Number:
531194WEB
Age(s):
Adult
Availability:
In Stock
Helpful Downloads
 
   Luther
   orderform
   Patristics

Customer Reviews

The Church and The Office of The Ministry

by Walther, C.F.W.

Be the first to review this product.
to write your review.


Go back to main content | Go back to main navigation

Go back to main content | Go back to main navigation

Print on Demand Shipping Information

Shipping within the United States
A flat shipping fee of $8.50 will be applied to your order.

Shipping to Canada
A flat shipping fee of $15.00 will be applied to your order.

Shipping outside the United States or Canada
If you are a customer outside the U.S. or Canada, please indicate which shipping method you prefer in the “Order Notes” field on the My Cart page. Your shipping options include:

  • Non-Trackable Shipping: A flat shipping fee of $15.00 will be applied to your order.
  • Trackable Shipping: A flat shipping fee of $120.00 will be applied to your order.