Books and Commentaries for Lutherans

The Northwestern Publishing House Electronic Library: Collection One (100 Vols.)

For years, we’ve had several quality Lutheran resources available. Now, we’re pleased to announce that 100 volumes of books, commentaries, and journals published by Northwestern Publishing House are now available for download. NPH is the official publisher of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. For decades, they have published quality books and commentaries faithful to the Scriptures and to the Lutheran confessions.

The Northwestern Publishing House Electronic Library contains the entire People’s Bible Commentary, eleven volumes of sermons and preaching material, a collection of Lutheran Confessions, the entire Franzmann Bible History Commentary, and every issue of the Wisconsin Lutheran Quarterly published between 1950 and 1989—that’s nearly forty years worth of scholarly material from the Lutheran tradition. All together, this library contains 100 volumes of books, commentaries, and scholarly journals—all at nearly 75% off the list price.

If you’re a Lutheran scholar or pastor, or you’re interested in commentaries written from the Lutheran tradition, the Northwestern Publishing House Electronic Library is a great way to dramatically expand your library at a steep discount.

In addition to this massive library, two additional titles from NPH are also available individually for download: Ministry of the Word and Biblical Christology.

We also just posted James William Richard’s classic on Pre-Pub, The Confessional History of the Lutheran Church. This book contains a detailed account of the history of Lutheranism through the end of the nineteenth century.

To see even more resources from the Lutheran tradition, check out the complete Product Guide for Lutheran Resources.

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  1. Don’t forget: Fortress Press Luther Studies Collection (12 Vols.)!
    Paul Althaus’ Theology of Martin Luther is a definitive work — changed my life in fact!

  2. Burton Everist says

    An independent work that I highly recommend to you is Fred Danker’s (of BADG fame) classic commentary on the Gospel According to Luke. He is still living in St. Louis. You might also ask if Dr. Danker would be willing to blog about his work on the BADG NT Greek Dictionary. He has some fascinating insights, the most memorable is the determination to use the term Judeans rather than Jews, especially in the Gospel according to John.