“This Magazine is designed to supply the want, long since felt, of a Lutheran periodical devoted to theological discussion. Its aim will be the exposition and defense of the doctrines of the Church as confessed in the Book of Concord. Theology in all its departments is embraced within its scope, though for the present special attention will be given to the controverted subject of predestination.”
Matthias Loy (1828-1915) was a giant of American Lutheranism. He served as president of the Joint Synod of Ohio, the Columbus Seminary and Capital University, and edited the Lutheran Standard and the Columbus Theological Magazine. In 1881 he withdrew the Joint Synod from the Synodical Conference as a result of Walther’s teaching about predestination. Many of Matthias Loy’s books are available in Lutheran Library editions.
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate: Some subject matter knowledge helpful.
- Preface by Lutheran Librarian
Vol. IX. February, 1889. No. 1.
- Be We Hearers Of The Word And Not Preachers Only.
- The Inner Growth Of Our Seminary In 50 Years by Matthias Loy.
- The Parable Of The Lost Son. (By J. Laidlaw, D. D. in “The Expositor.” London.)
- Missionary Department. In Charge Of Rev. E. Pfeiffer, of Delaware, Ohio. Introduction.
- Mission Thoughts And Appeals. [Selections from Editorials by Rev. A. T. Pierson, D. D., in The Missionary Review Of The World.]
- Texts, Themes And Thoughts For Missionary Sermons.
Vol. IX. April, 1889. No. 2.
- The Righteousness Needed by Matthias Loy.
- The Abyssinians And Their Church.
- Missionary Department. An Attempt At A General Survey.
- The Hermannsburg Mission
- Outline Of A Missionary Sermon.
- Missionary Conference.
Vol. IX. June, 1889 No. 3.
- The Protestant Church Of Germany.
- The Sacrament Of Baptism. Translated From Hollaz.
- Vows. (Concluded.)
- Missionary Department. The Moravian, The Missionary Church.
- Our Students And The Cause Of Missions.
- “The Crisis Of Missions.”
- Thoughts On Matthew 23:37.
Vol. IX. August, 1889 No. 4.
- Address before the Literary Societies of Capital University, by Rev. L. H. Schuh.
- Prodigality. Address to the Alumni of Capital University. By Rev. D. E. Snapp.
- Two Parables. (The Prodigal Son and the Laborers in the Vineyard). By J.J. Murphy, in the Expositor, London.
- The Spirit Of The Times. Translated From The Introduction Of Menzel’s Zeitbewusstsein, By Prof. Wm. Schmidt.
- Missionary Department. In Charge Of Rev. E. Pfeiffer, Of Delaware, O. The Reflex Influence Of Missions On The Church At Home.
Vol. IX. October, 1889 No. 5.
- The Miracle In Gadara.
- The Spirit Of The Times. Conclusion. Translated From Menzel’s Zeitbewusstsein By Prof. Wm. Schmidt.
- Church And State. “The Answer of Christ.” Matt. 22:18-21.
- Missionary Department. The Reflex Influence Of Missions On The Church At Home. Concluded.
- The Ministry Of Money.
Vol. IX. December, 1889 No. 6.
- Doctrinal Preaching by Matthias Loy.
- Christian Work And Lutheran Ways.
- Missionary Department. Buddhism and Christianity. By Sir Monier-Williams, of The University of Oxford.
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