Wednesday, July 2, 2014

"the mind in doubt thinks in a pagan mode: 'Perhaps the promise does not apply to me.'"

"mens in dubitatione ethnico more:  fortasse ad me nihil pertinet promissio."

     Philip Melanchthon, as channeled by Bernhard Ziegler (who presided over the disputation), Disputatio prima:  de iusticia fidei, Thesis 28, in Disputationes duae prima de iusticia fidei, secunda de bonis operibus . . . habitae a Bernardo Ziglero, D. Theologiae (Leipzig, 15 February 1549), as trans. Timothy J. Wengert, in Defending faith:  Lutheran responses to Andreas Osiander's doctrine of justification, 1551-1559, Spätmittelalter, Humanism, Reformation:  studies in the Late Middle Ages, Humanism, and the Reformation 65 (Tübingen:  Mohr Siebeck, 2012), 14.  CR 12:667; De hac sententia, fide iustificari homines coram deo absque merito operum, capita ad disputandum proposita . . . ad diem XV. Februar (Leipzig:  [V. Bapst, 1549]); Disputationes duae prima de iusticia fidei, secunda de bonis operibus . . . habitae Bernardo Ziglero (Leipzig:  Bapst, 1549).

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