Another interesting book just published is "Here I Walk: A Thousand Miles on Foot to Rome with Martin Luther", by Andrew L Wilson. We met Andrew and his wife Sarah Hinlicky Wilson in St Paul in December during a presentation about their 2010 trek from Erfurt, Germany to Rome, roughly trying to retrace the steps of Luther's 1000 mile walk in 1510. This is a travel journal, with many reflections on faith, pilgrimage, the Reformation, and many sites that Luther may have visited, though some of the most interesting passages are about encounters with the land and people on that route today... Germany, Austria, Switzerland and
We will be leading a discussion with a group at Gold Hill Lutheran here in Butte using an excellent resource titled "Together by Grace: Introducing the Lutherans" edited by Kathryn Kleinhans ... with short articles on a wide variety of topics mostly related to the Reformation by over 30 qualified pastors, historians and theologians. Hopefully, we will have a rich exchange of views and sharing of experiences by this group of mostly life-long Lutherans. Will be interesting to see if we gain any new insights.
In this, the 500th year anniversary of the Reformation I plan to post a few blogs from my reflections, reading and attempts to understand the legacies of the Reformation for us in our day. There are a couple of other books on my reading table, but enough for now.