Lutheran Quarterly

Autumn 2022 – Matthias Flacius Illyricus

Matthias Flacius Illyricus. Edited by Irene Dingel, Johannes Hund, and Luka Ili´c. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2019. 378 pp.

The name Flacius has been lurking in footnotes to the Book of Concord for centuries, only dredged up for occasional appearances on seminary exams. During the last thirty years, however, interest in the man behind the name has increased. Oliver K. Olson’s Matthias Flacius and the Survival of Luther’s Reform (2002) marked the beginning of the revival in English, and a series of conferences has stimulated further research overseas. The present volume contains papers from the fourth conference organized by Irene Dingel of the University of Mainz.

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