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Announcing the Publication
of a New and Timely Book



Spiritual Fathers:
A Treatise on the Lutheran Doctrine of the Ministry,
with Special Reference to Luther’s Large Catechism

by
David Jay Webber

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FROM THE FOREWORD:

...[W]hen it comes to the office of the ministry of the Word, there is often needless confusion that runs to extremes. ... Pastor Webber cuts through the confusion with a clear exposition of the truth. ... Spiritual Fathers...compiles, and weaves together, harmonious testimonies from orthodox voices throughout church history. Drawing from the teaching and example of God’s Word, from the Confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, and from the long history of pastoral practice in Christendom, Pastor Webber leads the reader on a fresh and lively walk down the narrow Lutheran middle. Spiritual Fathers belongs in the personal library of every Christian who wants to speak with a clear, orthodox voice in addressing the ministry issues of today. – Jon D. Buchholz

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DAVID JAY WEBBER is the Pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Scottsdale, Arizona (a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod). He previously served as a parish pastor in Missouri and Massachusetts, and from 1997 to 2005 as Rector and Professor of Theology at Saint Sophia Ukrainian Lutheran Theological Seminary in Ternopil’, Ukraine.

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Some of the Theologians and Historians
Whose Writings are Cited in Spiritual Fathers


Saint Ambrose of Milan


Saint John Chrysostom


Saint Jerome


Theophylact of Ohrid


Martin Luther


Philip Melanchthon


Johannes Brenz


Johannes Bugenhagen


Veit Dietrich


Katharina (Schütz) Zell


Olavus Petri


Tilemann Heshusius


Martin Chemnitz


David Chytraeus


Jacob Andreae


Johann Affelmann


Johann Gerhard


Jesper Rasmussen Brochmand


Johann Conrad Dannhauer


Hieronymus Kromayer


Johannes Fecht


C. F. W. Walther


Charles Porterfield Krauth


Herman Amberg Preus


Jakob Aall Ottesen


Ulrik Vilhelm Koren


Nils O. Brandt


C. A. T. Selle


Joseph A. Seiss


Charles A. Hay


Matthias Loy


Adolf Hoenecke


Francis Pieper


Rudolf Rocholl


Carl Manthey Zorn


Henry Eyster Jacobs


George Henry Gerberding


J. L. Neve


E. H. Klotsche


C. H. Little


Jacob Aall Ottesen Stub


Luther D. Reed


John P. Meyer


Hermann Sasse


Werner Elert


Edmund Schlink


Paul Althaus


Bo Giertz


Arthur Carl Piepkorn


Wilhelm Pauck


J. A. O. Preus


Robert D. Preus


Kurt E. Marquart


Siegbert W. Becker


Edgar S. Brown


Conrad Bergendoff


Uuras Saarnivaara


Gustaf Wingren


Theodore A. Aaberg


Bjarne W. Teigen



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