This final volume in the American Lutheran Classics series combines two works of America's first great Lutheran thinker. The first of these is a treatise on the subject of Baptism, in which David Henkel responds to the work of the Methodist Joseph Moore. In it, he clearly and ably defends the Lutheran understanding of Baptismal regeneration against criticisms which are still common in the church today. The second work is a series of articles on the central Reformation doctrine of justification by grace alone, through faith alone.David Henkel (1795-1831) was a pastor, church planter, and theologian who served in various positions in the southern United States. Along with his brother, Philip, he helped to bring Confessional Lutheran thought into America, including providing an English translation of the Book of Concord.
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