Quest Course, Concordia Lutheran Seminary, October 2017 Rev. John A. Maxfield, PhD
Martin Luther’s Road to Reformation, 1483-1521
What better way to celebrate the “Reformation 500” anniversary than to learn about the man who started it all? In this course we will examine Martin Luther’s life and the development of his theology from his birth in 1483 to the controversy that developed thirty-five years later after his posting of the Ninety-Five Theses on Indulgences on October 31, 1517 and that initiated the Reformation.
Wed. Oct. 18: Luther’s “Reformation Discovery” of Justification by Faith—Early Developments
and His Reflections as an Old Man
A Theologian of the Cross and the Beginnings of Reform
Dr. John A. Maxfield is an ordained pastor of Lutheran Church – Canada and serves as Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Concordia University of Edmonton. He teaches History of Christianity, Theology, and European History, specializing and publishing in the areas of the German Reformation and Luther Studies.