Luther and the Canon of Scripture

Below are many of the entries I've put together over the years on Luther and the canon of Scripture. This search engine will search just the entries below.



Luther's View of the Canon of Scripture

Luther Added The Word "Alone" To Romans 3:28?

Luther Deleted"Alone" from Romans 3:28?

Debate: Did Martin Luther Mistranslate Romans 3:28?

Dutch Research on Luther and the Bible

Luther's Lies about the Bible?

Luther Added Books to his Bible?

Luther and the Scriptures by J.M. Reu

Called To Communion on Luther's Canon

Father Mitch Pacwa and Luther's Canon

Luther: Is The Church Over Scripture?

"Luther removed books from the Canon" - a few replies

Infuriating Factoids

Luther: The Infallible Church Declared The Contents of Scripture?

The Canon: The Empty Arguments From the Defenders of Rome

A Response To Catholic Apologist Bob Klaus on Luther and Romans 3:28 (Part 1)

Luther's View Of The Canon: Dialog With Malcolm

Luther's Canon: A Response To "Catholic Dude" (Part one)

Luther's Canon: A Response to Catholic Dude (Part Two)

Luther's Canon: A Response To Catholic Dude (part Three)

Luther's Canon: A Response To Catholic Dude (Part Four)

The Evils of Private Interpretation: "There are almost as many sects and beliefs as there are heads"

Steve Ray and Melanchthon on Keeping Books in the New Testament Canon

Luther's Response To, "I Would Not Believe The Gospel Without The Authority of Rome"

Alister McGrath on the Bible Answer Man

"Little about Luther’s celebrated translation may have been original" says Philip Blosser

Luther on the Perspicuity of Scripture

Luther: Sola Scriptura Had a "Devastating Effect"?

Luther: There are almost as many sects and beliefs as there are heads

Luther Plagiarized His Translation of the Bible?

J.M. Reu: Luther's German Bible... now online

Luther Said There Were Errors in the Bible?

Cochlaeus on the Impact of Luther's Bible

Cajetan on the Canon: He's Ok Bcause He's One Of Us


Did Luther Accept the Apocrypha Early in His Career?

Steve Ray Explains Luther and the Apocrypha

Luther's Opinion of the Book of Judith

Luther and the Book of Sirach (Ecclesiasticus)

Why Luther Removed 2 Maccabees from the Bible

Why do some Bibles omit portions of Daniel and Esther? Akin Says: Luther

Daniel's Susanna: Why Isn't it Biblical?

Luther and the Apocrypha Revisited

Luther and Purgatory, Revisited

Catholic Answers: Martin Luther and the Deuterocanonicals

Luther: Of very little worth is the Book of Baruch, whoever the worthy Baruch might be

The Apocrypha and Luther via Catholic Answers

Alert the Catholic Apologists: A Roman Catholic Discovers Luther Held 1 Maccabees To Be Canonical Scripture

Luther, Maccabees, and Purgatory

Michuta, Luther, and Maccabees

Luther, 2 Maccabees & Purgatory....Revisited

Luther: "2 Maccabees has weight with the faithful, but it won't avail against the obstinate"

Some further dialog with Gary Michuta: Luther and Maccabees


Luther: “Job . . . is merely the argument of a fable…”


Luther: "Ecclesiastes ought to have been more complete. There is too much incoherent matter in it..."

Luther: "The history of Jonah is so monstrous that it is absolutely incredible"


Luther: "The book of Esther I toss into the Elbe..."

Luther’s Preface To Parts of Esther, 1534


Luther's "Epistle of Straw" Comment

Luther on the Book of James...Revisted

John Martignoni on Luther and the Book of James

Luther: Citing The Prayer of Manasses & James

My Condolences for the Champion of Catholicism

The Reformers on the Book of James

"Luther's Actions Disproved Sola Fide," So Says Tiber Swimmer