References to C.F.W. Walther’s Synod, Districts, Synodical Conference essays (and others)

in Franz Pieper’s Christliche Dogmatik  & Christian Dogmatics.

Prepared by BackToLuther; Last update 2017-05-10.

Christliche

Dogmatik 

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Christian

Dogmatics 

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Year - Synod / District / Syn. Conf.

Essay

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Article title

(German)

Article title

German

Notes

1:103n380

093n131

1886 Syn. Conf.

(A.L. Gräbner,, Walther present!)

35

Thesen über die Göttlichkeit der heiligen Schrift.

Theses on the Divinity of Holy Scripture

Philippi retracted his doubt on Scripture

English translation published here.

1:328n903

272n84

1886 Syn. Conf.

(A.L. Gräbner,, Walther present!)

Thesen über die Göttlichkeit der heiligen Schrift.

Theses on the Divinity of Holy Scripture

Modern theologians who abandoned Inspiration.

1:375n1047

310n110

1865 Western (J.F. Bünger w/ Walther present)

10-73

(Truthfulness of Christianity)

J.F. Bünger /  Walther present! – Apologetics only shows reasonableness, does not produce divine faith, only fides humana.

1:420n1148

348n154

1867 Northern

034

Das antichristische päpstliche Verbot, die Heilige Schrift in der Muttersprache zu lesen.

The antichristic papal prohibition to read the Holy Scriptures in the mother tongue.

"One may be unacquainted with the original languages of the Bible and still be divinely assured…”

1:429n1168

355n159

1858 Western

007-025

Warum sind die symbolischen Bücher unserer Kirche…

Why Should Our Pastors, Teachers and Professors Subscribe Unconditionally…

CTM 18-4  (1947) pp. 241-253  – Confessional subscription, Calvin’s subscription false

1:431n1170

357n160

1858 Western

Why Should Our Pastors, Teachers and Professors Subscribe Unconditionally…

Confessional subscription

1:433n1175

358n164

1858 Western

"Why Are the Symbolical Books . . . to be Signed Unconditionally?"

Symbols should not be called “inspired”.

2:553n1282

461n11

1873 Northern

41-42

Theses on Conversion

No partial conversion, either converted or not

2:611n1420

508n12

1872 Syn. Conf.

31 ff.

On the Doctrine of Justification

“essential prerequisite of justification by faith, or of subjective justification, is the objective justification (the reconciliation) of all mankind

3:224n814

191n89

1860 Delegate Synod

(Th. Brohm,

Walther present!)

34 ff.

Verhandlungen über die Lehre von der Absolution

Discussion of the Doctrine of Absolution.

former Norwegian Synod, in its controversy with the Augustana Synod on the objective reconciliation or justification, had to set forth also the Christian doctrine of absolution

3:246n866

208n105

1860 Delegate Synod

(Th. Brohm,

Walther present!)

4

Verhandlungen über die Lehre von der Absolution

Discussion of the Doctrine of Absolution.

ABSOLUTION: special form of proclaiming the Gospel nothing more and nothing else is given than every believer already has through the general preaching and promise of the Gospel

3:246

209

1860 Delegate Synod

(Th. Brohm,

Walther present!)

Verhandlungen über die Lehre von der Absolution

Discussion of the Doctrine of Absolution.

By private absolution, the appropriation of the forgiveness of sins to himself is made easier for the terrified sinner

3:247n870

209n106

1860 Delegate Synod

(Th. Brohm,

Walther present!)

34 f., 37, 54 ff.

Verhandlungen über die Lehre von der Absolution

Discussion of the Doctrine of Absolution.

The relation of private absolution to the general absolution in the sermon

3:248n871

210n107

1860 Delegate Synod

(Th. Brohm,

Walther present!)

55, 57

Verhandlungen über die Lehre von der Absolution

Discussion of the Doctrine of Absolution.

Private confession as well as the joining of confession and absolution with the Lord’s Supper is only a church custom and not a divine order.

3:248n872

210n107

1860 Delegate Synod

(Th. Brohm,

Walther present!)

58

Verhandlungen über die Lehre von der Absolution

Discussion of the Doctrine of Absolution.

relation of general confession to private confession

3:257n901

218n115

1859 Western

56-57 (p. 64 in 1859 ed., p. 81 in 1880 ed.)

Die lutherische Lehre von der Rechtfertigung

The Lutheran Doctrine of Justification: “seine Erlösung nicht in etwas außer, sondern allein in sich setzen will”

man by nature “wants to place his redemption not in something outside himself but rather only in himself.”

3:257n901

218n115

1859 Western

60 (p. 69 in 1859 ed., p. 87 in 1880 ed.)

Die lutherische Lehre von der Rechtfertigung

The Lutheran Doctrine of Justification: “Das ganze neuere Christentum will Gott nicht auf sein bloßes Wort hin glauben...”

“All modern Christendom refuses to trust God on the basis of His mere Word — will believe God only if grace is felt in the heart ...”

3:470n1478

407n9

2nd Western - 1855?

Walther? (probably)

The Christian concept of the Church as the congregation of believers  – Delitzsch, Loehe, Kliefoth, Muenchmeyer teach erroneously that unbelievers can also be members of the Church…

References to non-Walther Synod, Districts, Synodical Conference essays

Christliche

Dogmatik 

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Christian

Dogmatics 

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Year - Synod / District / Syn. Conf.

Author

Essay

pgs

Essayist: Article title

(German)

Article title

German

Notes

1:108n394

97n140

1919 Michigan

E. Berner

44 ff.

Von der Kirche: was sie ist.

On the Church: what it is.

The creedless character of the modern social gospel

1:297n833

246n52

1902 Syn. Conf.

E.A.W. Krauss

5-50

Sind in der Bibel Widersprüchen vorhanden?

Are there contradictions in the Bible?

No contradictions in Bible

2:017n44

17n32

1883 Southern

F. Pieper

48 f.

Theses über die Lehre von der Rechtfertigung

Theses on the Doctrine of Justification

The different meanings of the word ‘grace’.

2:403n971

341n25

1883 Central

C.M. Zorn

59 ff.

Unser HErr JEsus Christus vor Seiner Menschwerdung und Seine Offenbarung im Alten Testament.

Our Lord Jesus Christ before His Incarnation and His Revelation in the Old Testament.

the Son of God, even before His incarnation, in the days of the Old Testament

2:412n984

348n34

1883 Southern

F. Pieper

48 f.

Theses über die Lehre von der Rechtfertigung

Theses on the Doctrine of Justification

Objective Reconciliation: “God is perfectly reconciled to all men and with every individual among them”

2:470

392n104

1896 Delegate Synod

F. Pieper

33 ff.

Kirche und Kirchenregiment

Church and church government

3:058n198

47n75

1913 Southern Illinois

F. Pieper

42 ff.

Die von Gott geordnete Laienbewegung,

The Laymen's Movement in the Light of God's Word.

Christians neglecting good works. (English translation in What Is Christianity and Other Essays)

3:063n221

52n79

1913 Southern Illinois

F. Pieper

37-62

Die von Gott geordnete Laienbewegung,  – Thesis II:

The Laymen's Movement in the Light of God's Word.

contributions of Christians in support of the Gospel

3:296n1016

252n37

1892 Kansas 

F. Pieper

Die praktische Wichtigkeit der rechten Scheidung von Gesetz und Evangelium

“The practical importance of the proper distinction of Law and Gospel”

3:296n1016

252n37

1880 Iowa

F. Pieper

“Der Unterschied von Gesetz und Evangelium”

“The difference between Law and Gospel”

3:470n1478

407n9

2nd Western? 1855?

Walther?

The Christian concept of the Church as the congregation of believers  – Delitzsch, Loehe, Kliefoth, Muenchmeyer teach erroneously that unbelievers can also be members of the Church…

3:497n1570

432n42

1896 Delegate Synod

F. Pieper

27 ff.

Kirche und Kirchenregiment

Church and church government

Romanizing Reformed “ascribe to general assemblies, as synods and councils, the authority to enact laws and ordinances binding on the conscience”