Lutheran Quarterly

Summer 2022 – Wilhelm Loehe’s 1866 Sermons on the Lord’s Supper by Jacob Corzine

In 1866, the Franconian pastor Wilhelm Loehe preached a series of Friday evening sermons on the Lord’s Supper. Owing to the prominent role that the Lord’s Supper played in his thinking, or perhaps to its role in his legacy, these sermons, already collected in Loehe’s day, were published by Martin Wittenberg in a companion volume to Klaus Ganzert’s seven volumes of Loehe’s collected works. Loehe’s legacy is multifaceted, including responsibility for the founding ofAmerican institutions like Concordia Theological Seminary (FortWayne) and Wartburg Seminary (Dubuque), and the mission work that led to the Franken-colonies of Michigan.

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