The Summer 2017 issue of the Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (Vol. 90, no.2) focuses on some lesser-known pastors in the mid-history of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod.
The Spring 2017 issue was focused on the work of laymen in the Lutheran Church, so it is only fitting that we present the work of three members of the clergy. The Rev. Dr. Milton L. Rudnick provides a look at a man who influenced his father: the Reverend Arthur Ernst Michel. The Rev. Luther Strasen provides us with remembrances of his grandfather, the Reverend Henry Strasen. Our last article is a translation by the Rev. Dr. Martin Lohrmann of his great uncle the Reverend Justus Lohrmann’s recounting of his parish experiences during World War I.
Three book reviews are again provided: a review by Craig G. Muehler of Michael Snape’s “God and Uncle Sam: Religion and America’s Armed Forces in World War II”; Henry L. Rowold reviews John S. Benson’s “Missionary Families Find a Sense of Place and Identity: Two Generations on Two Continents” and finally, Martin R. Noland reviews Kurt Marquart’s “The Saving Truth: Doctrine for Laypeople. Truth, Salvatory and Churchly: Works of Kurt E. Marquart. Volume I”
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