Marriage in the theology of Martin Luther – worldly yet sacred : An option between secularism and clericalism

@inproceedings{Buitendag2009MarriageIT,
  title={Marriage in the theology of Martin Luther – worldly yet sacred : An option between secularism and clericalism},
  author={Johan Buitendag},
  year={2009}
}
  • Johan Buitendag
  • Published 2009
Marriage, according to Martin Luther, is an institution both secular and sacred. It is secular because it is an order of this earthly life. But its institution goes back to the beginning of the human race and that makes marriage sacred, a divine and holy order. It does not – like the sacraments – nourish and strengthen faith or prepare people for the life… CONTINUE READING