The Meaning of Predigtamt in Augsburg Confession V
In his examination of the historical use of the terms Predigtamt and Amt (and the Latin terms associated with them) in the Augsburg Confession, Prof. Brug determines that the Predigtamt is not the office of the pastoral ministry, but the act of preaching the gospel.
|12||2006||The historical portion of this article is based on an essay by Pastor Michael Herbst prepared for the Pastoral Conference of the Ev.- Luth. Freikirche, Dresden, Germany, June 1999. This essay was published in volume 103:1 (Winter 2006) of the Wisconsin Lutheran Quarterly.|