Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly

A Journal for the History of Lutheranism in America

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”Volume.90.(2017)”

No. 3 (Fall 2017)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Reformation Centennials, 1617-2017: The Church’s Celebration of the Reformation at 100 Year Intervals
    • Jack D. Ferguson
  • Did Luther Really Say?
    • David J. Zersen
  • Reflections on the Effects of the Reformation in American Lutheranism
    • Lawrence R. Rast, Jr.
  • Book Reviews
    • Timothy P. Dost. Protestantism after 500 Years.
    • Jon Diefenthaler. The Forgotten Luther: Reclaiming the Social-Economic Dimension of the Reformation.
    • John T. Pless. The Wittenberg Reformation (1545), with “The Household of God: Observations on ‘Church’ in the New Testament and the City of Ephesus”.
    • Robert E. Smith. The Reformation Coin and Medal Collection of Concordia Historical Institute: A Striking Witness to Martin Luther and the Reformation.

No. 2 (Summer 2017)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Arthur Ernst Michel, 1862-1955: His Life and Ministry
    • Milton L. Rudnick
  • Sidelights on the History of Our Synod
    • Heinrich (Henry) Christian Gottlieb Strasen
  • Experiences in the Parsonages of The Lutheran Church in Southern Illinois During the War Years of 1917-1918 Described by an Eyewitness at the Request of the Officers of the Historical Society
    • Justus Christian William John Lohrmann
  • Book Reviews
    • Craig G. Muehler. God and Uncle Sam: Religion and America’s Armed Forces in World War II.
    • Henry L. Rowold. Missionary Families Find a Sense of Place and Identity: Two Generations on Two Continents.
    • Martin R. Noland. The Saving Truth: Doctrine for Laypeople. Truth, Salvatory and Churchly: Works of Kurt E. Marquart. Volume I.

No. 1 (Spring 2017)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • ‘In Action for God and Church: The First Thirty Years of the International Lutheran Laymen’s League
    • Gerald Perschbacher
  • Book Reviews
    • Rolf D. Preus. Across the Deep Blue Sea: The Saga of Early Norwegian Immigrants from Norway to America Through the Canadian Gateway.
    • Joel Biermann. Wittenberg vs. Geneva: A Biblical Bout in Seven Rounds on the Doctrines that Divide.
    • Mark A. Loest. Hanging by a Promise: The Hidden God in the Theology of Oswald Bayer.

”Volume.89.(2016)”

Volume 89 (2016)

No. 4 (Winter 2016)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Trumpeting the Treasures: Invocation

    • John C. Wohlrabe, Jr.
  • Trumpeting the Treasures: How Faith “Keeps” the Historical Touchstones of Christ’s Redeeming Work Among Us

    • Daniel N. Harmelink
  • In Memorium
  • Trumpeting the Treasures: Closing Devotion & Prayer
    • John W. Sias
  • Martin Luther’s Small Catechism: A History of English Language Editions and Explanations Prepared by The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod
    • David Aaron Fiala
  • Lutheran History in North America: A Bibliography of Works Published in 2016
    • Todd D. Zittlow
  • Book Reviews
    • Scott A. Ashmon, ed. The Idea and Practice of a Christian University: A Lutheran Approach.
    • Ann M. Haut, ed. Jesus Is Risen — Theology for the Church: The Lifework and Teaching of The Rev. Dr. Walter R. Bouman, ThD.
    • J.K. Wilhelm Loehe. The Pastor.

No. 3 (Fall 2016)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • The Common Service in Lutheran Service Book: The Enduring Influence of The Lutheran Hymnal
    • Paul J. Grime
  • After Ten Years: Reflections on Lutheran Service Book
    • Jon D. Vieker
  • Distractions and Repercussions of the Liturgical Movement in Mid-20th Century Missouri Synod
    • John C. Wohlrabe, Jr.
  • Book Reviews
    • Ingerose Paust. Exodus of the Eight Hundred: An Adventure of a Congregation.
    • Herman Sasse. Letters to Lutheran Pastors.
    • Jane Westberg with Jill Westberg McNamara. Gentle Rebel: The Life and Work of Granger Westberg, Pioneer in Whole Person Care.
    • Jon D. Vieker, Bart Day, and Albert B. Collver III, eds. Dona Gratis Donata: Essays in Honor of Norman Nagel on the Occasion of His Ninetieth Birthday.
    • Carl Schalk. Singing the Church’s Song: Essays and Occasional Writings on Church Music.

No. 2 (Summer 2016)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • The Elements of Africa’s Redemption
    • Timothy D. Grundmeier
  • Navy Chaplain Raymond Charles Hohenstein
    • C. Douglas Kroll
  • A Letter from Loeber to Nitschke
    • Shawn Barnett and Sieghart Rien
  • Book Reviews
    • Otto Hintze. From Ghosts to God in Enga Land: Planting His Church Among the Enga People of Central Papua New Guinea.
    • Bringing Christ to the Highlands: Painting a Portrait of Early Lutheran Mission Work in Papua New Guinea.
    • Mark Granquist. Lutherans in America: A New History.
    • Philip H. Pfatteicher. Luther Reed: The Legacy of a Gentleman and a Churchman.
    • Royal W. Natzke. Pioneer Church Records Speak: Immanuel Lutheran Church, Kirchhayn (Jackson), Wisconsin (1847-1974).

No. 1 (Spring 2016)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • ‘Mid Tumult of Her War: The Doctrine of the Church and the Office of the Holy Ministry Following the 1841 Altenburg Debate
    • Jack D. Ferguson
  • Letters from Lebanon: Carl Ludwig Geyer int eh Wisconsin Wilderness
    • William R. Wangelin
  • Pastor J.A.F.W. Mueller: A Faithful Shepherd of Souls
    • Joel Heckmann
  • Lutheran History in North America: A Bibliography of Works Published in 2015
    • Todd D. Zittlow
  • Book Reviews
    • James W. Freese. Paul O. Manz: The Enduring Legacy of the Hymn Festival.
    • David W. Rogner. Dawnlight Breaks: The Hymn Texts and Translations of F. Samuel Janzow.
    • John T. Pless. Handling the Word of Truth: Law and Gospel in the Church Today.

”Volume.88.(2015)”

Volume 88 (2015)

No. 4 (Winter 2015)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Franz Julius Biltz: A Faithful Shepherd During the Terrors of the Civil War
    • R. Lee Hagan
  • St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Gardena, California: The First Japanese-American Congregation in the Missouri Synod – Part Two
    • Michael J. Doyle
  • Justice Delayed is Justice Denied: An Account of the Conspiracy to Murder Albert Molitor
    • Jack D. Ferguson
  • Sermon for the Funeral of F.C.D. Wyneken by Wilhelm Sihler
    • Translated by Karl Boehmer, Introduction by Matthew Harrison
  • Book Reviews
    • Thomas Tredway. Conrad Bergendoff’s Faith and Work: A Swedish-American Lutheran, 1895-1997.
    • Cheryl D. Naumann. The Life and Words of Deaconess Clara Strehlow.
    • Gracia Grindal. Sister Elisabeth Fedde, “To Do the Lord’s Will”: Elisabeth Fedde and the Deaconess Movement Among the Norwegians in America.
  • Lutheran History in North America: A Bibliography of Works Published in 2014
    • Todd Zittlow

No. 3 (Fall 2015)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • The Long Reach of the Log Cabin College: A Study of the Inaugural 1839-1840 Class of the Log Cabin College in Dresden, Missouri – Part Two
    • Warren R. Schmidt
  • St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Gardena, California: The First Japanese-American Congregation in the Missouri Synod – Part One
    • Michael J. Doyle
  • The Last Wendish Sermon in Serbin, Texas
    • Trudla Malinkowa with Peter Barker, Weldon Mersiovsky and David Zersen
  • Book Reviews
    • Jack D. Ferguson. Pictoral Historiography of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod.
    • Dietrich Blaufuss (ed.) Wilhelm Loehe – Theologie und Geschichte / Theology and History.
    • David Zersen. Concordia on the Move: Concordia University Texas 1926-2013.

No. 2 (Summer 2015)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Institution, Structure, and Place: Revisiting the Historiographic Circumstances of the Saxon Lutheran Lehranstalt – Log Cabin College – Part Two
    • Russell P. Baldner
  • The Long Reach of the Log Cabin College: A Study of the Inaugural 1839-1840 Class of the Log Cabin College in Dresden, Missouri – Part One
    • Warren R. Schmidt
  • Seminary Life in Walther’s Day: A Collection of First-hand Accounts
    • Thomas E. Manteufel
  • Book Reviews
    • Marianna Forde, Gerhard O. Forde: A Life.
    • Randy Boyagoda, Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square.
    • Tim Townsend, Mission at Nuremberg.

No. 1 (Spring 2015)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • A Young Scholar’s Essay: The Franz Julius Biltz Altenburg Settlement Beschreibung Manuscript (1842)
    • Gerhard H. Bode, Jr. and Russell P. Baldner
  • A Bethlehem Built by Poverty
    • James M. Thomas
  • Institution, Structure, and Place: Revisiting the Historiographic Circumstances of the Saxon Lutheran Lehranstalt – Log Cabin College – Part One
    • Russell P. Baldner
  • Experiences from Olden Times by Franz Julius Biltz, being an Essay Written on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of Concordia (College) Seminary (1899)
    • Lee Hagan and Russell P. Baldner
  • Book Reviews
    • Joel R. Baseley, (ed. and transl.) C.F.W. Walther’s Original Der Lutheraner, Volumes One through Three (1844-1847): The LCMS in Formation
    • Joel R. Baseley, (ed. and transl.)Missouri Synod in Formation (1844-1847): Essays of the Founding Fathers.
    • C.F.W. Walther, Walther’s Works: Church Fellowship.

”Volume.87.(2014)”

Volume 87 (2014)

No. 4 (Winter 2014)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Singing Sermons
    • Jon D. Vieker
  • The 1917 Quadricentennial of the Reformation: American Lutheran Unity and Union Attempts
    • John C. Wohlrabe, Jr.
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Krause’s Moment in Macomb
    • William Wangelin
  • The Holy Delight and Duty of All Christians of Leading Souls to Christ: A Sermon by C.F.W. Walther on the 12th Sunday after Trinity, 1842
    • Translated by Donald E. Heck
  • Book Reviews
    • C.F.W. Walther. Gospel Sermons. Translated by Donald E. Heck
    • Thomas Korcok, Lutheran Education: From Wittenberg to the Future.

No. 3 (Fall 2014)

  • About This Issue
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Congratulations and Thanksgiving
    • Dean O. Wenthe
  • Celebrating 150 Years of Faith, Learning and Leadership
    • Alan Meyer, Eric Matanyi, Hannah Kohut, David Rogner, and Fred Sprugat
  • College with A Cause at 150: Faithfully Serving God’s People through Education
    • Kevin J. Brandon
  • Continuing in His Word: Reflections on the Spiritual Life of Concordia University Chicago in Its Sesquicentennial Year
    • Jeffery Leininger
  • 150 Years of Music at Concordia University Chicago
    • Steven Wente
  • The Move from Addison to River Forest: A Major Event in the History of Concordia Teachers College
    • William M. Ewald
  • Ein Addisoner Abschiedsgruss (A Farewell to Addison) by M.C. Thieme
    • Translated by William M. Ewald
  • Book Reviews
    • Concordia University Chicago, Center for Church Music. Shaping American Lutheran Church Music series.

No. 2 (Summer 2014)

  • Editor-in-Chiefʼs Message
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Sermon for the Installation of The Rev. Dr. Daniel Harmelink
    • Matthew Harrison
  • Missions in Missouri: The Story of Frederick Brand (Part II)
    • Christopher Vossler
  • God Directs – We Follow Divine Guidance: The First Polish Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of Christ The Lord, Dundalk, Maryland
    • Thomas L. Hollowak
  • Book Review
    • Don Johnson, Broken Parts Missing Pieces

No. 1 (Spring 2014)

  • Editor-in-Chiefʼs Message
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • The History of Early Lutheran Schools in China
    • David Kohl
  • Five Men in a Chinese Van: Lutheran Remnants in the Land of Sinim
    • David Kohl
  • Olive Gruen: The Connection between LCMS Mainland China and Taiwan Missions
    • Benjamin Riley
  • Missions in Missouri: The Story of Frederick Brand (Part I)
    • Christopher Vossler
  • Book Review
    • David G. Kohl, Lutherans on the Yangtze: A Centenary Account of the Missouri Synod in Greater China, 1913–2013. Volume 1: 1912–1952

”Volume.86.(2013)”

Volume 86 (2013)

No. 4 (Winter 2013)

  • Editor-in-Chiefʼs Message
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Fathers of the Church
    • Matthew C. Harrison
  • Walther’s View of Slavery
    • Thomas Manteufel
  • The Furnace of Dreams
    • Jack D. Ferguson

No. 3 (Fall 2013)

  • Editor-in-Chiefʼs Message
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • BRINGING CHRIST TO THE NATIONS: Walter A. Maier, The Lutheran Hour and Global Christian Broadcasting
    • Kirk Farney
  • Rev. Dr. Andrés A. Melendez
    • Aaron Hannemann
  • The History of the FELSISA and the Missouri Synod
    • William A. Wangelin
  • Blessed Wood!
    • Gerald Perschbacher

No. 2 (Summer 2013)

  • Editor-in-Chiefʼs Message
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • What Our Fathers Taught Us about Lutheran Schools (Part 2)
    • Mark Braun
  • Loehe’s Lens: Wilhelm Loehe’s Critique of Democratic Principles in the Missouri Synod during the Revolutions of 1848/49
    • William Wangelin
  • BRINGING CHRIST TO THE NATIONS: Walter A. Maier, The Lutheran Hour and Global Christian Broadcasting
    • Kirk Farney
  • Book Review
    • Matthew C. Harrison, ed., The Church and the Office of the Ministry: A Study Edition

No. 1 (Spring 2013)

  • Editor-in-Chiefʼs Message
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • What Our Fathers Taught Us about Lutheran Schools (Part 1)
    • Mark Braun
  • Pioneer Pastors in Monroe and Lower Michigan
    • Jack D. Ferguson
  • The Lutheran Childrenʼs Home in Winfield
    • Roland Mueller
  • Book Review
    • Robert L. Rahn, Jesus Never Fails: An Autobiography and History of the Lutheran Heritage Foundation

”Volume.85.(2012)”

Volume 85 (2012)

No. 4 (Winter 2012)

  • Editor-in-Chiefʼs Message
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • 38th Annual Awards Banquet
    • Daniel Preus
  • Anniversary of Waltherʼs Passing
    • Thomas Manteufel
  • Sermon for the Funeral of C. F. W. Walther in Trinity Church, 1887
    • Translated by Matthew Harrison
  • Reports of Chaplain F. W. Richmann in Der Lutheraner
    • David Wollenburg
  • The Dau and Schaum Editions of Waltherʼs Law and Gospel
    • Carl Fickenscher II

No. 3 (Fall 2012)

  • Remembering Ollie: Professor Oliver C. Rupprecht: The Man and His Music, Concordia Junior College, Milwaukee, 1951–1957
    • John Helmke
  • Thank You for Letting Me Play with You: The Life of Dr. Paul Manz
    • Mike Doyle
  • An Exciting Find in a Wendish Vault in Texas
    • David Zersen

No. 2 (Summer 2012)

  • Andrew Baepler
    • Richard Baepler
  • Frederick William Danker: A Personl Tribute by His Student, Pastor John Helmke, with Valuable Contributions by His Daughter, Kathleen Danker
    • John Helmke
  • The Reference Friedrich Schmidt: First German-Speaking Lutheran Pastor in Michigan (1833–1883)
    • Jack D. Ferguson
  • D-Day on the Cape
    • Theodore C. Doege
  • Concordia Historical Institute: A Unique Organization
    • Scott J. Meyer

No. 1 (Spring 2012)

  • A Bicentennial Bonus: More Walther Resources Organized
    • Marvin A. Huggins
  • Faith Driven—Future Focused: The English District Celebrates 100 Years
    • David P. Stechholz
  • A Eulogy for a Prep School: Concordia Milwaukee 1951–1957
    • John E. Helmke
  • A New Look at an Old Document: German/English Edition of the 1847 Constitution of The German Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States
    • Jack D. Ferguson
  • Book Review
    • Erika Geiger, The Life, Work, and Influence of Wilhelm Loehe (1808–1872)

”Volume.84.(2011)”

Volume 84 (2011)

No. 4 (Winter 2011)

  • 2011 Awards Banquet Speech
    • John C. Wohlrabe Jr.
  • Friedrich Lochner and Der Hauptgottesdienst
    • Kevin Hildebrand
  • The Hannemann Family: Hearts for Pastoral Ministry
    • John E. Helmke
  • Hannemann Hearts for the New Guinea Mission
    • John E. Helmke
  • And the Church Was Built
    • Lonnie Eatherton

No. 3 (Fall 2011)

  • The Walther Movie
    • Dale Ward
  • Constitutional Reasons for Forming a Synod: An Examination of the 1847 Constitution of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
    • Jack D. Ferguson
  • “So Much Began in Halleˮ: The Mission Program That Sent Mühlenberg to America
    • Robert Kolb
  • Appreciating Friedrich Lochner—A Founding Father of the Missouri Synod
    • Cameron A. MacKenzie
  • Summary of “The District-Synod Relations of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Historical Perspectiveˮ
    • Ken Schurb
  • Award Program
  • Book Review
    • Eric Miller, Hope in a Scattering Time: A Life of Christopher Lasch

No. 2 (Summer 2011)

  • C. F. W. Walther among All the Saints
    • John E. Helmke
  • Man on a Mission: Henry Melchior Muhlenberg (1711–1787) and the Lutherans in America
    • Gerhard Bode
  • Brothers Jungck: An Odyssey in Lutheran Synodical Affiliation and Ordination History
    • Russell P. Baldner
  • A Brief History of Trinity Lutheran Church, Evansville, Indiana
    • Martin R. Noland
  • The Christian and Politics: Reprinted from Der Lutheraner (14 May 1861
    • Theodore Brohm
  • Walther
    • Dale Ward

No. 1 (Spring 2011)

  • Underlying Causes and Unexpected Results: C. F. W. Waltherʼs Theological Perspective on the Christian Congregation: Part Two
    • Jack D. Ferguson
  • Describing Luther: Images from the 400th Anniversary of the Reformation (1917)
    • Don Heinrich Tolzmann
  • Walther and Luther as Seen through the Eyes of a Pupil of Walther
    • Scott J. Meyer
  • Book Reviews
    • James C. Burkee, Power, Politics, and the Missouri Synod
    • Matthew C. Harrison, ed., At Home in the House of My Fathers: Presidential Sermons, Essays, Letters, and Addresses from the Missouri Synodʼs Great Era of Unity and Growth

”Volume.83.(2010)”

Volume 83 (2010)

No. 4 (Winter 2010)

  • The History of St. Johnʼs College
    • Laura Marrs
  • Paul Henkelʼs View of American Religion as Seen through His Catechisms
    • David Herald
  • Underlying Causes and Unexpected Results: C. F. W. Waltherʼs Theological Perspective on the Christian Congregation — Part 1
    • Josephine K. Meichsner
  • Faith to Imitate: The Lordʼs Work through the Life of Michael J. Stelmachowicz
    • Ken Schurb
  • Book Reviews
    • Philip G. Stephan, In Pursuit of Religious Freedom: Bishop Martin Stephanʼs Journey
    • Joh. Guilielmi Baieri Compendium Theologiae Positivae
    • Singing the Faith: Living the Lutheran Musical Heritage

No. 3 (Fall 2010)

  • F. C. D. Wyneken
    • Gerhard Bode
  • Two Sermon Outlines by Rev. W. C. Kohn for the Walther Jubilee, 1911
    • Translated by Eunice and Scott Meyer
  • Memories of Concordia Seminary
    • Dorothea Blesse Predoehl
  • Acculturation: A New Tongue for Two Seminaries
    • John E. Helmke
  • A Report on Radio Station KFUO
  • What Is Truth?
    • Walter A. Maier
  • The “Stephaniteˮ Migration of Two Chorale Melodies
    • Sterling P. Cossaboom

No. 2 (Summer 2010)

  • The Radio Ministries of the Pacific Southwest District
    • Michael Doyle
  • Concordia Historical Instituteʼs Museum: A Noble Adjunct to Lutheran Archives
    • Scott Meyer
  • Three Generations of the Family Buszin — Part 4
    • Constance R. Seddon
  • The Sixth Regimentʼs Prayer
    • Theodore C. Droege
  • The Role of the German Language in the Missouri Synod: A 75th Anniversary Perspective
    • Don Heinrich Tolzmann

No. 1 (Spring 2010)

  • Wilhelm Loehe: American Lutheranismʼs Distant Father
    • John Hellwege
  • Dr. Hemmeter Held High the Torch of Progress
    • John C. Rodenburg
  • Three Generations of the Family Buszin — Part 3
    • Constance R. Seddon

”Volume.82.(2009)”

Volume 82 (2009)

No. 4 (Winter 2009–2010)

  • Unassuming Witness: The Life and Ministry of Henry Adam Klein
    • John E. Helmke
  • When Lutherans Sang in Russian
    • David Zersen
  • We Pause to Reflect: A Biography of Ernest T. Meichsner, Minister of the Gospel
    • Josephine K. Meichsner
  • Faith to Imitate: The Lordʼs Work through the Life of Michael J. Stelmachowicz
    • Ken Schurb
  • Book Reviews
    • Philip G. Stephan, In Pursuit of Religious Freedom: Bishop Martin Stephanʼs Journey
    • Joh. Guilielmi Baieri Compendium Theologiae Positivae
    • Singing the Faith: Living the Lutheran Musical Heritage

No. 3 (Fall 2009)

  • Shepherd of Missouri: The Life and Theology of Friedrich Johann Pfotenhauer, Part Two
    • Samuel P. Schuldheisz
  • The Service of Women in Congregational Offices, 1969 to 2007
    • Ken Schurb
  • Dr. C. F. W. and Emilie Walther: The Recollections of Margarete Lenk (1911)
    • Don Heinrich Tolzmann
  • Lutheran Unitarians? The Franckeans in the 1840s
    • Robert A. Emery
  • Book Review
    • Paul Timothy McCain, ed. Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions: A Reader’s Edition of the Book of Concord

No. 2 (Summer 2009)

  • Shepherd of Missouri: The Life and Theology of Friedrich Johann Pfotenhauer, Part One
    • Samuel P. Schuldheisz
  • Kocherthal’s Books: The Library of New York’s ‘First Lutheran Pastor for the Germans’
    • Andreas Mielke

No. 1 (Spring 2009)

  • Transitions
    • Marvin A. Huggins
  • Life in Saskatchewan Parishes a Half-Century Ago
    • Herman Bickel
  • Missouri and Fundamentalism
    • Rich Blythe
  • College Illusions versus Life’s Realities
    • John C. Rodenburg
  • Introducing a New Book: In the Footsteps of Phoebe
    • Cheryl D. Naumann

”Volume.81.(2008)”

Volume 81 (2008)

No. 4 (Winter 2008)

  • F. W. Herzberger and His Theological Legacy
    • Robin J. Morgan
  • My Autobiography: Ernst Bruno Meichsner (May 19, 1863–February 14, 1938)
    • John Spomer, tr.; James Meichsner, ed.
  • Missouri Synod Lutherans Active in Founding the Creation Research Society
    • Scott J. Meyer

No. 3 (Fall 2008)

  • In Memoriam: Gladys Suelflow-Krause
    • Marvin A. Huggins
  • Memoirs of Oswald A. Waech: Part Two
    • Edited by Michael Doyle
  • Missouri Synod Chicagoland Churches and Home Missions: Part Two
    • Scott J. Meyer
  • A New Find Sheds Light on an Old Debate: Loehe’s Thoughts on the Missouri Synod’s Constitution of 1847
    • William R. Wangelin

No. 2 (Summer 2008)

  • Memoirs of Oswald A. Waech: Part One
    • Edited by Michael Doyle
  • The “Iron Man” of the Franconian Fathers of Our Church, Augustus Friedrich Craemer: His Life in America
    • Ludwig Ernest Fuerbringer
  • Was It Foretold?: Theodore Graebner, Millenialists and the World Wars
    • Jerrald K. Pfabe
  • Friedrich Lasius and His Efforts for Confessional Lutheranism
    • William R. Wangelin
  • A Tale of Two Seminaries
    • Martin R. Noland
  • Book Review
    • Theodore C. Doege, ed. Letters of a Soldiers’ Chaplain

No. 1 (Spring 2008)

  • In Memoriam: Jerzy Hauptmann, Ph.D., 1920–2008
    • Martin R. Noland
  • 2007 Awards Banquet Address
    • Daniel Preus
  • Missouri Synod Chicagoland Churches and Home Missions: Part One
    • Scott J. Meyer
  • Georg Landgraf: A Pioneer Nineteenth Century Midwestern Lutheran Pastor: Part Two
    • Gary Lee Beard
  • Book Review
    • Todd W. Nichol, ed. Crossings: Norwegian-American Lutheranism as a Transatlantic Tradition

”Volume.80.(2007)”

Volume 80 (2007)

No. 4 (Winter 2007)

  • Three Generations of the Family Buszin: Part Two
    • Constance R. Seddon
  • Confrontation, Conflict and Confessionalism
    • Carl S. Meyer
  • Georg Landgraf: A Pioneer Nineteenth Century Midwestern Lutheran Pastor: Part One
    • Gary Lee Beard

No. 3 (Fall 2007)

  • Ulrik Vilhelm Koren: “It Is Written”; “By Grace Alone”
    • James S. Hamre
  • Loss of Missouri Synod Churches in Chicagoland
    • Scott J. Meyer
  • Book Review
    • George Fry and Joel R. Kurz, eds. Lively Stone: The Autobiography of Berthold von Schenk

No. 2 (Summer 2007)

  • “History at Its Best”
    • Lawrence R. Rast Jr.
  • The “Iron Man” of the Franconian Fathers of Our Church, Augustus Friedrich Craemer: His Life in Europe
    • Ludwig Ernest Fuerbringer
  • Three Generations of the Family Buszin: Part One
    • Constance R. Seddon
  • What Was Going On over There? The Missouri Synod’s Struggle to Understand Pre-war Nazi Germany as Seen in Two Popular Publications
    • John Hellwege
  • Book Reviews
    • David Henkel. The Works of David Henkel (1795-1831)
    • James Alan Waddell. The Struggle to Reclaim the Liturgy in the Lutheran Church: Adiaphora in Historical, Theological and Practical Perspective

No. 1 (Spring 2007)

  • “The Triumph of Truth”: A Testimony for Our Day from the Life and Work of Friedrich Brunn
    • Gertrud Ruecker and August F. Brunn
  • Historical Roots of the Christian Day School in The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod
    • Scott J. Meyer
  • Book Reviews
    • Kirby Koriath, Music for the Church: The Life and Work of Walter E. Buszin
    • Herman Otten, Marquart’s Legacy: Kurt Marquart “The International Luther”

”Volume.79.(2006)”

Volume 79 (2006)

No. 4 (Winter 2006)

  • From the Editor
  • News for Institute Supporters
  • The Black Geneva Piety of the Wisconsin Synod: An Analysis of the Changing View of the Relationship of Doctrine and Liturgy within the WELS: Part Two
    • Mark Braun
  • “Poverty Its Birthright”: The Beginnings of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
    • Carl S. Meyer
  • Letters from a World War II Military Chaplain
    • Theodore C. Doege

No. 3 (Fall 2006)

  • A Mission Account—Argentina 1921–1941
    • Gerhard P. Huebner, translated with notes by Margarete nee Boriack and Robert Huebner
  • Practical Implications of the Missouri Synod’s Position Regarding Church and Ministry
    • George J. Gude
  • The Black Geneva Piety of the Wisconsin Synod: An Analysis of the Changing View of the Relationship of Doctrine and Liturgy within the WELS
    • Mark Braun
  • Book Reviews
    • Wilhelm Iwan, Old Lutheran Emigration of the Mid-19th Century from Eastern Germany (mainly Pomerania and Lower Silesia) to Australia, Canada and the United States, 3 vols.
    • George Fry and Joel R. Kurz, The Americanization Process in the Second Generation: The German Lutheran Matthias Loy (1828–1915): Caught between Adaptation and Repristination
  • A New Era for Lutheran History—The CHI Museum and Building Expansion Project
    • Martin R. Noland

No. 2 (Summer 2006)

  • Address at 2005 Awards Banquet of the Concordia Historical Institute
    • Karl Barth
  • John Strietelmeier: Witness to His Generation
    • Richard Baepler
  • One Blessing after Another: A History of Concordia University Wisconsin
    • William R. Cario
  • Book Review
    • David L. Adams and Ken Schurb, The Anonymous God: The Church Confronts Civil Religion and American Society

No. 1 (Spring 2006)

  • “Who from Our Mothers’ Arms”: The Story of the Hymnals That Came before Us
    • Jon D. Vieker
  • Zionsgemeinde, Palmenthal, Revisited
    • Michael Doyle
  • Look to the Rock from Which You Were Hewn
    • Martin R. Noland
  • Marriage and Ministry: Gotthilf Mathias and Antoinette Catherine (Smrcka) Kramer
    • Gayle Kramer Grommet
  • Book Reviews
    • David M. Norton and George R. Nielsen, Walking George: The Life of George John Beto and the Rise of the Modern Texas Prison System
    • George R. Nielsen, Johann Kilian, Pastor: A Wendish Lutheran in Germany and Texas

”Volume.78.(2005)”

Volume 78 (2005)

 No. 4 (Winter 2005)

  • A Lutheran Patriarch: Pastor Theodore Kohn
    • Scott J. Meyer
  • John Strietelmeier: Called to the “Holy Laity”
    • Richard Baepler
  • Steadfast Servants in Trying Times: The 1938-1944 Faculty of Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Illinois
    • Dale E. Griffin

No. 3 (Fall 2005)

  • The Myth of Historical Objectivity
    • Mark Braun
  • Autobiography of Peter Heinrich Dicke: Pastor and Pioneer Missionary
    • Translated by Eleanor Katherine Daib
  • A Pioneer Pastor’s Spouse: Autobiography of Anna Katherina Bezler Dicke
    • Translated by Richard Runge
  • One Man’s Genealogical Search
    • Walter C. Daib
  • The Transformation of a Seminary: Some Personal Observations
    • Dale E. Griffin

No. 2 (Summer 2005)

  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Argentine Celebrates Its Centennial: Part Two
    • Robert Huebner
  • J. A. Bergh (1847-1927): “The Nestor of Norwegian-American Lutheran Historians”
    • James S. Hamre
  • Integration in the Alabama Mission Field: One Woman’s Struggle
    • Julieanna Frost
  • Lutheran Schools in Saint Louis, 1917-1929
    • Adam C. Hill
  • Book Review

No. 1 (Spring 2005)

  • Scott J. Meyer, Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for 2004
  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Argentine Celebrates Its Centennial: Part One
    • Robert Huebner
  • The New York Lutheran Churches and the Question of Slavery
    • Clinton Daggan
  • Edgar Carlson, Gustavus Adolphus College and Civil Rights
    • William P. Hustwit
  • Book Review

”Volume.77.(2004)”

Volume 77 (2004)

No. 4 (Winter 2004)

  • Johannes Friedrich Boeling—An Early Midwestern Missionary: Part Two
    • William R. Wangelin
  • Memoirs of Ernst Moritz Buerger: Part Six
    • Translated by Edgar Joachim Buerger
  • Early History of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Saint Charles, Missouri
    • Martin Noland

No. 3 (Fall 2004)

  • Memoirs of Ernst Moritz Buerger: Part Five
    • Translated by Edgar Joachim Buerger
  • North Carolina Lutherans and the Tests of Time, 1803-2003
    • Raymond M. Bost, Robert M. Calhoon, Carl F. W. Ficken Jr., Gary R. Freeze and Susan W. McArver
  • New Home in the New World: Margarete Lenk and the German Immigrant Experience
    • Anabel Aliaga-Buchenau
  • Johannes Friedrich Boeling—An Early Midwestern Missionary: Part One
    • William R. Wangelin

No. 2 (Summer 2004)

  • Does History Matter?
    • William W. Schumacher
  • Memoirs of Ernst Moritz Buerger: Part Four
    • Translated by Edgar Joachim Buerger
  • A Midwestern Pioneer Clergy Family
    • Cheryl Ratz Gross
  • Philip Martin Ferdinand Rupprecht
    • Cheryl Ratz Gross
  • Book Reviews

No. 1 (Spring 2004)

  • Memoirs of Ernst Moritz Buerger: Part Three
    • Translated by Edgar Joachim Buerger
  • F. W. Wehle: Diary of a Noted Midwestern Church Artist
    • Arno D. Wehle
  • A Grandson’s Quest for His Grandfather’s Paintings
    • Arno D. Wehle
  • Pietism and Rationalism: A Dichotomy of Resemblance
    • Benjamin A. Kolodoziej
  • Four Generations of Evangelical Lutheran Pastors: The Stechholz Family
    • David P. Stechholz

”Volume.76.(2003)”

Volume 76 (2003)

No. 4 (Winter 2003)

  • Memoirs of Ernst Moritz Buerger: Part Two
    • Translated by Edgar Joachim Buerger
  • The Nature and Function of Holy Scriptures as Discussed in Nineteenth Century Lutheran Free Conferences: Part Two
    • Dale B. Huelsman
  • Formation of the Argentine District
    • Robert G. Huebner
  • Early Eastern District Churches
    • Martin W. Mueller

No. 3 (Fall 2003)

  • From the Editor
  • Memoirs of Ernst Moritz Buerger: Part One
    • Translated by Edgar Joachim Buerger
  • “How Good and Pleasant to Live Together in Harmony”: Part Four
    • Mark Braun
  • The Nature and Function of Holy Scriptures as Discussed in Nineteenth Century Lutheran Free Conferences: Part One
    • Dale B. Huelsman
  • Birmingham’s First African-American Lutheran Church
    • Thomas R. Noon
  • Book Review

No. 2 (Summer 2003)

  • Directorʼs Remarks at 2002 CHI Awards Banquet
    • Martin R. Noland
  • Must the Discussions with Missouri Now Cease?
    • J. Michael Reu; translated by Paul I. Johnston
  • Early Directors of Education Conferences
    • B. H. Arkebauer
  • “How Good and Pleasant to Live Together in Harmonyˮ: Part Three
    • Mark Braun

No. 1 (Spring 2003)

  • Vita Mea: Biographical Data of My Life
    • Julius A. Friedrich
  • The Salzburg Lutherans in Colonial Georgia
    • Roland E. Camp
  • “How Good and Pleasant to Live Together in Harmonyˮ: Part Two
    • Mark Braun
  • CPH: The First Fifty Years
    • J. Edmund Seuel
  • Book Review
    • Scott R. Murray, Law, Life, and the Living God: The Third Use of the Law in Modern American Lutheranism

”Volume.75.(2002)”

Volume 75 (2002)

No. 4 (Winter 2002)

  • Passavant Revisited
    • Carl Solberg
  • How to “Do” History
    • George J. Gude
  • Implications of Past Practices of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod in the Formation of Districts
    • George J. Gude
  • The Use of History in the Church
    • Martin R. Noland
  • “How Good and Pleasant to Live Together in Harmony”: Part One
    • Mark Braun
  • The Life and Teaching of Herman Amberg Preus: Reflections of His Great-Great-Grandson
    • Daniel Preus

No. 3 (Fall 2002)

  • Archives and History: Serving the Church
    • Marvin A. Huggins
  • Dr. August R. Suelflow and the House of History
    • Thomas Manteufel
  • The Men Who Founded the Institute
    • August R. Suelflow
  • William Gustave Polack (1890-1950)
    • August R. Suelflow
  • Book Reviews

No. 2 (Summer 2002)

  • Concordia Historical Institute: The First Twenty-Five Years
    • Mark A. Loest
  • Wisconsin’s Turn to the Right: Part Two
    • Mark Braun
  • Theodor Julius Brohm’s Journal during the Saxon Lutheran Emigration: November 18, 1838, to February 14, 1839
    • Robert M. Sandfort, translator
  • Book Reviews

No. 1 (Spring 2002)

  • An Open Letter to Our Dear Friends at Concordia Historical Institute
    • Gerald B. Kieschnick
  • Introducing Our New Director
  • Why History? to a thousand generations: Musings of a History Teacher
    • Ronald R. Feuerhahn
  • The Early History of Lutheranism in Illinois
    • E. M. Biegener
  • Wisconsins Turn to the Right: Part One
    • Mark Braun
  • An American Birthday Remembrance of Mato Kosyks 150th
    • David J. Zersen

”Volume.74.(2001)”

Volume 74 (2001)

No. 4 (Winter 2001)

  • In Memoriam: Gerhardt Theodore Kramer
  • In Memoriam: Deaconess Rose Ziemke
  • Faith of Our Fathers
    • Mark Braun
  • Two Preacher Kids Century
    • Theodore C. Doege, M.D.
  • John H. C. Fritz, Dean and Professor: Part Two
    • Ruth Fritz Meyer
  • Book Reviews

No. 3 (Fall 2001)

  • Director Preus Accepts New Position
  • John H. C. Fritz, Dean and Professor: Part One
    • Ruth Fritz Meyer
  • Lutheranism in Venezuela
    • Robert G. Huebner
  • A Missionary Pastors Reflections on the Occasion of His Fiftieth Ministerial Anniversary
    • Theophilus William Strieter
  • World War II Chaplains and Missouri Synod Missions
    • Dale E. Griffin

No. 2 (Summer 2001)

  • Mission in Action: The Pastoral Ministry of John H. C. Fritz, 1897-1920
    • Ruth Fritz Meyer
  • The Missouri Synod in the East and Southeast
    • Henry B. Hemmeter
  • Early Attempts to Introduce English in the East
    • Henry B. Hemmeter
  • Book Reviews

No. 1 (Spring 2001)

  • Preparing for Mission: The Education of John H. C. Fritz
    • Ruth Fritz Meyer
  • Beginnings of Laborers for Christ in the Missouri Synod
    • Bernard O. Raabe
  • Conversation between Two Lutherans concerning Church Organizations
    • Translated by Williard E. Mueller
  • Sermon by W. C. Kohn upon Louis Lochners Return from Brazil
    • Translated by Eunice H. and Scott J. Meyer
  • An Interesting Communion Vessel
    • Andrew Smith

”Volume.73.(2000)”

Volume 73 (2000)

No. 4 (Winter 2000)

  • O. P. Kretzmann’s Valparaiso University Presidency
    • Richard Baepler
  • Herman Sasse and the Third Reich Threats to the Church
    • John R. Wilch
  • Memoirs of a World War II Chaplain
    • Edgar J. Buerger
  • Book Reviews
  • CHI Awards

No. 3 (Fall 2000)

  • In Memoriam: Eugene E. Fincke
    • Daniel Preus
  • Otto Paul Kretzmann (1901-1975)
    • Richard Baepler
  • Hermann Sasse’s Relations with His Erlangen Colleagues
    • Lowell C. Green
  • Introduction to a Letter by Johannes Grabau on Christian Ordination
    • Benjamin T. G. Mayes
  • A Letter by Johannes Grabau on Christian Ordination
    • Translated by Benjamin T. G. Mayes
  • Miscellany

No. 2 (Summer 2000)

  • Walther and the Saxon Pastors in the East
    • Marvin Huggins
  • Theodore Graebner and the Norwegian Synod 1943–1950
    • Michael Henrichs
  • Effects of Missouri’s Involvement in the Chaplaincy
    • Dale E. Griffin
  • The Wisconsin Synod and the Military Chaplaincy
    • Dale E. Griffin
  • Notices

No. 1 (Spring 2000)

  • Autobiography of a Pioneer Pastor: E. Rolf
    • Translated by Edward J. Arndt
  • A Clerical Family in Early Modern Germany: The Buengers
    • Louise Buenger Robbert
  • The Beginnings of Missouri Synod Work in Brazil
    • Robert G. Huebner
  • A History of the Missouri Synod’s Participation in the Military Chaplaincy, Part 2
    • Dale E. Griffin
  • Book Reviews

”Volume.72.(1999)”

Volume 72 (1999)

No. 4 (Winter 1999)

  • A Tribute to Dr. August R. Suelflow
  • A Lutheran Archive Enters a New Millennium
    • Daniel Preus
  • Henry J. Boettcher: Missionary, Pastor, Educator
    • Frederick N. Boettcher
  • The Franckean Synod: A Voice in the Silence
    • Martin E. Conkling
  • Was American Slavery a Sinful Institution?
    • John E. Helmke
  • A History of the Missouri Synod’s Participation in the Military Chaplaincy, Part 1
    • Dale E. Griffin

No. 3 (Fall 1999)

  • From the Editor
  • In Memoriam: Dr. August R. Suelflow
    • Daniel Preus
  • A Friend’s Tribute
    • Eugene F. Fincke
  • In Memoriam: James J. Waltke
    • Daniel Preus
  • Peter Heinrich Dicke: Pioneer Missionary of Northern Wisconsin
    • Joel Johnston
  • Trinity, Milwaukee: From an Immigrant to an Inner-City Church
    • Kathryn M. Galchutt
  • Mrs. Enid Yancy’s Story: A Commentary on Trinity’s Transition to an Inner-City Congregation
    • Kathryn M. Galchutt
  • Book Reviews
  • New Members, 1998

No. 2 (Summer 1999)

  • Ambassador on the Yangtse: Max Henry Zschiegner�-1940
    • Max C. E. Zschiegner
  • A Mission Report from Frederica, Georgia, to Gotthilf August Francke (July 30, 1744)—Life in Frederica, St. Simons Island
    • Translated and Edited by George F. Jones
  • July 13—An Important Day for Celebration
    • Herbert A. Mueller
  • Conrad Pfund: Swiss-American Lutheran Educator
    • Roger M. Goetz
  • Book Reviews

No. 1 (Spring 1999)

  • In Memoriam: Herbert A. Mueller
  • Ambassador on the Yangtse: Max Henry Zschiegner
    • Max C. E. Zschiegner
  • A Mission Report from Frederica, Georgia, to Gotthilf August Francke (July 30, 1744)
    • Translated and Edited by George F. Jones
  • Karl Georg Stöckhardt: His Life and Labor
    • Daniel Woodring
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