Issue 11

December 2008

In This Issue

Adolf Hoenecke’s Farewell Sermon
by Adolf Hoenecke
translated by Peter Metzger
A sermonic farewell to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, WI.
Defense of Brenz
by Anonymous
translated by Philip Moldenhauer
An anonymous defense of Johannes Brenz’s exegesis of the sacramental text in John.
Merciful and Wondrous Throne
by Johannes Olearius
translated by Aaron Jensen
A Christmas hymn that lauds the incarnation.
O Princely Child from David’s Stem
by Philip von Zesen
translated by Aaron Jensen
A hymn on the joy of Christ’s coming at Christmas.