But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 02:12

Humanizing the Reformers (2): Luther to Jonas on the Death of Melanchthon’s Son

Written by E.J. Hutchinson

In aprevious post, we looked at Melanchthon’s response to the birth of Joachim Camerarius’s daughter and to the death of his own son, Georg, in August of 1529.

Two days after that event, Martin Luther wrote to his friend Justus Jonas about Georg’s death and Melanchthon’s...

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