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luther on faith and works

Martin Luther’s dismissal of the Letter of James as the ‘right strawy epistle’ (written in the preface to his 1522 edition of the New Testament) is well known.

Less well known is his complete agreement with the actual argument of James, that faith without works is dead. He wrote this in his preface to Romans:

(Read the rest over on the St Pauls staff blog…)

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