Mondays with Marty

In this week’s installment from Off the Record with Martin Luther, Luther shares his thoughts on theology in action:

1340. Theology thrives in use and practice, not speculation. In summary, every household and worldly craft which is not put into practice, but remains only learned in theory, will be lost and amount to nothing. When one in a trade calculate how much business he would like to that year, he is only speculating and is in the thinking and estimating stage, and when it comes to actuality, things are quite different. Just like in these days as it generally happens, for example, as I well know and have experienced. (p. 407)

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