In his “Introduction to the Epistle to the Romans” (1522), Martin Luther wrote, “This epistle is the proper heart of the New Testament in the clearest expression of the Gospel. It is truly worthy and valuable that a Christian not only memorizes this epistle word-for-word, but is also daily occupied with it as the daily bread for the soul.” Whoever understands the Epistle to the Romans, according to Luther’s conviction, has unlocked the meaning of nearly the entire Bible.
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“Jesus proclaimed the kingdom of God, but what resulted was the Church.” This quote from the French theologian Alfred Loisy (1857-1940), draws the entire set of problems of the Church, as well as the theology of the church (Ecclesiology) to a sharp point.