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A Snippet From Schlatter

‘Scientific study is first of all seeing, second, seeing, third, seeing and over and over again seeing.’ – Adolf Schlatter

A Schlatter Gallery

Schlatter’s Devotional Work

Here’s a book Adolf Schlatter wrote that’s wonderfully inspiring.  It’s a daily devotional and follows the usual pattern of such things with a scripture passage followed by devotional thoughts for the day.  I don’t know if the German edition is available anymore, but there’s an English translation. I think if you get a copy you’ll …

Schlatter’s Most Influential Essay

ATHEISTIC METHODS IN THEOLOGY All attempts to illumine clearly the point at which the theological conflict among us arises render a commendable service. So it is fitting to welcome the contribution by Paul Jager in Die Christliche Welt 25 ( 1905). Without sentimental phraseology and with serious effort to establish a clear position, Jager demands …

Here’s A Little Intro to Adolf Schlatter

In case you’re unfamiliar with the great man.

It’s Adolf Schlatter’s Birthday!

That profoundly gifted exegete and theologian Adolf Schlatter was born on the 16th of August in 1852. His productivity was second to none as he published commentaries on every book of the New Testament (some for general readers and some more advanced), dogmatics, ethics, devotional materials, philosophy, history, and even an introduction to the entire …

Adolf Schlatter: Virtually Unread in the English Speaking World

Tragically, as this fascinating post leads us to understand. In part Here are few of the brilliantly insightful things he [Schlatter] wrote: -It is absolutely clear: there can be no talk of man’s but only of God’s righteousness. Man is unrighteous, for the relation which he establishes towards God and man is enmity and a …

A Schlatter Gallery

Remembering Adolf Schlatter on the Day He Died

Adolf Schlatter died on the 19th of May in the Year of Our Lord, 1938.  I love Schlatter.  His work is impeccable (yes, literally without sin) and his influence abiding. I am unashamed to say that I think him one of the smartest exegetes of the 19th or 20th centuries.  He knew the text and …

Schlatter

That profoundly gifted exegete and theologian Adolf Schlatter was born on the 16th of August in 1852. His productivity was second to none as he published commentaries on every book of the New Testament (some for general readers and some more advanced), dogmatics, ethics, devotional materials, philosophy, history, and even an introduction to the entire …

A Schlatter Gallery

A Dissertation on Schlatter

With thanks to Cliff ‘I’ll have DCH out this Week’ Kvidahl for the tip.

On The Anniversary of Schlatter’s Birth

Enjoy all of this.  And do put into practice the sage advice of the good man who remarked in a discussion of exegesis: ‘Scientific study is first of all seeing, second, seeing, third, seeing and over and over again seeing.’

In Memoriam Adolf Schlatter (a Day Late)

Adolf Schlatter died on the 19th of May in the Year of Our Lord, 1938.  I love Schlatter.  His work is impeccable (yes, literally without sin) and his influence abiding. I am unashamed to say that I think him one of the smartest exegetes of the 19th or 20th centuries.  He knew the text and …

Quote of the Day: Adolf Schlatter gets ‘δικαιοσυνη θεου’ Right

It is absolutely clear: there can be no talk of man’s but only of God’s righteousness.  Man is unrighteous, for the relation which he establishes towards God and man is enmity and a lie.  Only what is peculiar to God and God’s activity is the righteousness which establishes fellowship.  The genitive δικαιοσυνη θεου permits no …

It’s Worth Celebrating the Birth of Adolf Schlatter

That profoundly gifted exegete and theologian Adolf Schlatter was born on the 16th of August in 1852. His productivity was second to none as he published commentaries on every book of the New Testament (some for general readers and some more advanced), dogmatics, ethics, devotional materials, philosophy, history, and even an introduction to the entire …

Adolf Schlatter is Still Worth Remembering

Adolph Schlatter died on the 19th of May, 1938.  I am unashamed to say that I think him one of the smartest exegetes of the 19th or 20th centuries.  He knew the text and it shows on every page of every commentary he wrote.  And he wrote one on every book of the New Testament.  …

McNutt on Grundmann, Schlatter, and Heschel and the Aryan Jesus

From Cambridge U. Press- The most recent issue of Harvard Theological Review includes an intriguing article by James E. McNutt:  A Very Damning Truth: Walter Grundmann, Adolf Schlatter, and Susannah Heschel’s The Aryan Jesus McNutt examines Susannah Heschel’s work and finds evidence that any theoretical dichotomy between religious anti-Judaism and racial anti-Semitism is likely obsolete. …

I’m Glad I’m Not Alone In Remembering Schlatter Today

The folk at Logos have too- As the world spiraled toward a second World War, Adolf Schlatter knew his time on earth was coming to a close. Schlatter had stood behind the lectern of some of Europe’s most prestigious universities, authored important scholarly monographs, and ministered to students and parishioners. But his final days were …

Remembering the Memorable Adolf Schlatter

Today, May 19th, is the anniversary of his death so I invite you to take a gander at the various Schlatter posts I’ve put online in the last couple of years.   There are loads of pictures, mentionings of several of his works, remembrances on his birth-date and death-date, and other stuff. I do think he …