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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pieper’s Dogmatik 2b: Cross Ref English <-> German

     This is a continuation from the previous post publishing a hyperlinked Table of Contents for each volume that cross references the English edition to each section of the original German edition.  Because Volume 2 has so many entries in its Contents, I am splitting it into 2 posts.
      This part 2b contains truly the heart of Franz Pieper, "The Application of Salvation".  This is subdivided into "Saving Faith", "Conversion", and "Justification by Faith".  Of particular interest would be "Conversion" because there is so much misunderstanding by synergists and "liberals".
      For anyone studying the Lutheran faith for the first time, they would do well to study Luther's Small Catechism and the Brief Statement or 1932.  Then they may look over the Lutheran Confessions, but these can be rather intimidating at first.  That is why I bought Pieper's Christian Dogmatics books in the 1990s and discovered one of the best ways today to learn what the Lutheran Confessions teach, also what Luther taught.  Never mind that Pieper makes extensive use of Latin and Greek, for Pieper explains matters so clearly that one can always get his message.  What I would love to do is create hyperlinks to all of Pieper's many references to the Book of Concord!  Franz Pieper – THE "Confessional Lutheran" of the Twentieth Century.
      C.F.W. Walther said (in his "Fruitful Reading of Luther's Writings") that to learn Martin Luther for the first time meant reading what Luther wrote first, not what someone else transcribed from him or what someone else wrote about him.  Although the English edition of Pieper's Dogmatik is quite good, yet my interest in Pieper's German edition is to get at exactly what he wrote in his native German language.  This is becoming surprisingly possible now for me with Google Translate ... and my cross-reference listing below.
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Christliche Dogmatik, Volume 2b
by Dr. Franz Pieper
The Application of Salvation
(De gratia Spiritus S. applicatrice.)
Preliminary Survey, p. 397
Orderly Arrangement of the Doctrines Pertaining to the "Ordo Salutis", p. 419
Saving Faith, p. 422
1. The Sole Object of Saving Faith Is the Gospel, p. 423
2. Saving Faith Is "Fiducia Cordis, p. 426
3. Saving Faith Is "Fides Specialis", p. 431
4. Saving Faith Is "Fides Actualis", p. 432
5. The Function of Faith in justification, p. 437
6. Saving Faith Is "Fides Directa", p. 443
7. Saving Faith Embraces the Assurance of Grace, Faith, and the Testimony of the Holy Ghost, p. 445
8. Saving Faith Is Trust in the Grace That is Offered to Us in the Gospel, p. 446
9. The Faith of Infants, p. 448
10. On the Meaning of the Term "Faith", p. 449
Conversion, p. 452
[The fall from the scriptural teaching in the Lutheran Church, p. 452]
1. The Nature of Conversion, p. 454
2. The Efficient Cause of Conversion, p. 455
3. The Means Through Which God Effects Conversion, p. 459
4. The Inner Motions of Conversion, p. 459
5. Conversion Is Instantaneous, p. 461
6. Man Can Prevent His Conversion, p. 464
7. Transitive and Intransitive Conversion, p. 466
8. Continued Conversion, p. 466
9. Re-Conversion particulars, p. 467
10. Objections to Divine Monergism in Conversion, p. 471
The Ostensible Reasons Are Devoid of Logic, p. 471
[Argument 1: Since God requires men to believe..., p. 471]
[Argument 2: Unless man assists in bringing about his conversion ..., p. 472]
[Argument 3: God gives man the ability to believe but does not create the act of faith. p. 473]
[Argument 4: If the Holy Ghost were the sole author of faith, He, and not man, would be doing the believing.  p. 474]
[Argument 5: Since man can hinder his conversion, it follows that man can also co-operate toward his conversion..., p. 474-5]
[Argument 6: If man does not co-operate in his conversion, conversion is not a "moral" process. p. 476]
[Argument 7: Man acts as a free agent in his conversion. p. 477]
[Argument 8: Natural probity, civil righteousness prepare men for conversion. p. 478]
[Argument 9: Natural man is able to make use of the means of grace, say the synergists as they argue against the monergism of the Holy Ghost. P 479]
Synergism on the Defensive, p. 480
The True Reason for Opposing Divine Monergism in Conversion, p. 483
The Pernicious Character of Synergism, p. 492
11. Synonyms of Conversion, p. 498
[The synonyms in the Lutheran Confessions, p. 498]
[Regeneration, p. 499] — Die Wiedergeburt (regeneratio), S. 600.  
[Illumination, p. 501] — Die Erleuchtung (illuminatio), S. 603.
[Calling, p. 502] — Die Berufung (vocatio), S. 604.  
[Repentance, p. 502] — Die Buße (poenitentia), S. 604.
Justification by Faith, p. 503
1. Justification by Faith, Without the Deeds of the Law, p. 503
2. The Strong Language Used in Scripture Against the Workmongers, p. 506
3. The Postulates of Justification by Faith, Without Works, p. 508
4. Justification the Central Doctrine of the Christian Religion, p. 512
5. All Christians Believe in Justification by Faith, p. 516
6. The Disastrous Results of the Denial of Justification by Faith, p. 518
7. The Terminology Employed in Presenting This Doctrine, p. 522
8. Justification on the Basis of Works, p. 541
9. The Doctrine of Justification and the Distinction Between the Law and the Gospel, p. 545
10. The Assurance of justification, p. 548
11. The Papacy and the Doctrine of justification, p. 552
12. Modern Protestant Theology and the Doctrine of Justification, p. 555
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The next post will present the cross reference for Volume 1.

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