Today marks the birth of the early Lutheran confessor, Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560). In his A Year With the Church Fathers, Scott R. Murray describes him thus: Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560) was a brilliant student of the classics and a humanist scholar. In 1518, he was appointed to teach along with Martin Luther at the University of … Continue reading Commemoration of Philipp Melanchthon (birth), Confessor
Finally, the long-awaited second meditation from Johann Gerhard's Meditationes Sacrae, "Behold the Suffering Christ!" Listen to it using the embedded player, or listen to it here. *"Lobe den Herren" is licensed for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 License for the University of California, Santa Barbara Library.