Epitome Of Faith, Or Epitome Credendorum: A Concise And Popular View Of The Doctrines Of The Lutheran Church by Nicholas Hunnius

Nicholas Hunnius (1585-1643), a man of great learning, studied at Wittenberg and began to teach philosophy and theology in 1609. Elector John George I. of Saxony appointed him, in 1612, superintendent of Eilenburg, where he won the respect of his superiors and the affection of his congregation. He succeeded Leonhard Hutter, at Wittenberg, as professor of theology. In 1623 he was appointed pastor of St. Mary’s Church at Lübeck; the following year he became superintendent. (Wikipedia)

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Level of Difficulty: Intermediate: Some subject matter knowledge helpful.

Book Contents

  1. Of the Nature and Attributes of God
  2. Of the Unity of God
  3. The Persons of the Godhead
  4. Of the Divinity of Christ
  5. Of the Holy Ghost
  6. Of the Creation of the World
  7. Of Angels
  8. Man the image of God
  9. Of the Sin of our First Parents
  10. Of Original Sin
  11. Of the Free Will
  12. Of Actual Sin
  13. Of the Sin against the Holy Ghost
  14. Of God’s judgment over the Sinner
  15. Of the Divine Law
  16. Of God’s Merciful Purposes
  17. Of the Election of Grace
  18. Of Christ
  19. Of the Messiah
  20. Of the Communication of Christ’s Two Natures
  21. Of the Union of Christ’s Two Natures
  22. Of Christ’s State of Humiliation and Exultation
  23. Of His State of Humiliation
  24. Of Christ’s Conception
  25. Of Christ’s Birth
  26. Of Christ’s Youth
  27. Of Christ’s Office as a Preacher
  28. Of Christ’s Sufferings
  29. Of Christ’s Exaltation
  30. Of Christ’s Descension into Hell
  31. Of Christ’s Resurrection
  32. Of Christ’s Ascension
  33. Christ Sitting on the Right Hand of God
  34. Of God’s Reconciliation with Men
  35. Of Christ’s High Priestly Office
  36. Of the Calling to the Enjoyment of Christ’s Benefits
  37. Of Repentance
  38. Of Justificatin
  39. Of Faith
  40. Of Good Works
  41. Of Conversion
  42. Of Man’s Renewing

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  • Lutheran Library edition first published: 2020
  • Copyright: CC BY 4.0
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