Bengt Hagglund. History of Theology. Translated by Gene Lund. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1987.
Justo Gonzalez. The Story of Christianity. 2 vols. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1984. *
Charles Porterfield Krauth. The Conservative Reformation and Its Theology: As Represented in the Augsburg Confession and in the History and Literature of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House: 2007.
Lewis Spitz, ed. The Protestant Reformation. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1966.
Lewis Spitz, ed. The Protestant Reformation: Major Documents. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1997.
Lowell Green. Lutherans Against Hitler: the Untold Story. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2007.
Theodore Kleinhans. Till the Night Be Past: The Life and Times of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, c2002.
Uwe Simeon-Netto. The Fabricated Luther: Refuting Nazi Connections and Other Modern Myths. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2007.
Martin Brecht. Martin Luther. Translated by James Schaff. 3 vols. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, c1985-1993.
James Kittelson. Luther the Reformer. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1986.
James Nestingen. Martin Luther: A Life. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 2003.
Frederick Nohl. Luther: Biography of a Reformer. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2003.
Other Lutheran Biographies
Philipp Spitta. Johann Sebastian Bach: His Work and Influence on the Music of Germany. Translated by Clara Bell and J.A. Fuller-Maitland. New York: Dover, 1992.
Ev. Luth. Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and other States. Concordia Triglotta. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1921.
Paul McCain, ed. Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions: A Reader's Edition of the Book of Concord. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2005.
Luther’s Small Catechism, LutherCPH
Theology of the Lutheran Confessions, SchlinkCPH
Martin Luther. Bondage of the Will. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickspn Publishers, 2008.
Luther for Armchair Theologians, PaulsonWestminster
Martin Luther’s Basic Theological Writings, Lull*Fortress
Luther’s Works (CD)CPH
Theology of Martin Luther, Althaus
The Period of Lutheran Orthodoxy
Martin Chemnitz. Examination of the Council of Trent. Translated by Fred Kramer. 4 vols. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2007.
Loci Communes, Chemnitz / PreusCPH
The Two Natures in Christ, ChemnitzCPH
Lutheran Distinctives: Justification, Law/Gospel, the Sacraments
On Being a Christian, HamannNPH
On Being a Theologian of the Cross, Forde*Eerdmans
Handling the Word of Truth: Law and Gospel in the Church Today, PlessCPH
Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel, WaltherCPH
Justification and Rome, PreusCPH
The Role of Justification in Contemporary Theology, Mattes*LQ
Living by Faith: Justification and Sanctification, Bayer*LQ
Quest for Holiness, Koeberle*Wipf
Structure of Lutheranism, ElertCPH
The Preached God, FordeEerdmans
Theology the Lutheran Way, BayerEerdmans
This is My Body, SasseCPH
Women Pastors: Biblical and Lutheran Essays on Women’s Ordination, Harrison CPH
Ethics and Vocation
Ethics of Martin Luther, Althaus
Small Catechism on Human Life, PlessCPH
Holy People, Holy Lives, EyerCPH
Freedom of a Christian, MeileanderBrazos
Luther on Vocation, Wingren
Lutheran Service BookCPH
Lutheran Worship: History and PracticeCPH
Worship in the Name of Jesus, BrunnerCPH
Luther’s Letters of Spiritual Counsel, Tappert*Regent
Psalms, Prayerbook of the Bible and Life Together, Bonhoeffer*Fortress
Spiritual Care, Bonhoeffer*Fortress
Where in the World is God?, Senkbeil*NPH
Commentary on Romans, MelanchthonCPH
Luther’s Galatians commentary (LW 26,27)CPH
The Word Becoming Flesh, HummelCPH
The Word of the Lord Grows, FranzmannCPH
* These volumes are available in the "Evangelical and Conservative Protestant" section of the CIRCLE Library at Stanford.
This resource is currently under construction. We are adding full bibliographic entries as we have time. Please excuse the mixed format of the list for the time being, and let us know if you
find our list useful and have further suggestions! Thanks!