Memoria-theologische Synthese-Autoritatenkonflikt

[German & English]

Sparmitteralter, Humanismus, Reformation No. 90

Memoria - theological synthesis - Authority Conflict

Edited by: Irene Dingel
May 2016
Mohr Siebeck
Distributed by Coronet Books
ISBN: 9783161542381
148 Pages
$137.50 Hardcover


After the death of Martin Luther in 1546 and in the course of intra-Protestant controversy, which began following the Augsburg Interim of 1548 and Philipp Melanchthon concerned, the pupils of the two major Wittenberg reformers their theology saw the challenge in view of the changed political constellations restate. It played specifically maintained, based on Luther and Melanchthon "Memoria" an important role. She could pave the way for a theological synthesis to integrate the elements of the theology of Luther and Melanchthon those sought, but also carry a targeting on delimitation commitment Education and trigger rivalries and conflicts of authority. This regard go to the gathered here essays. All contributions are based on the question, in what way friends and enemies, contemporaries and students cultivated the memory of Luther and Melanchthon and constructed their authority and stylized.