Soli Deo Gloria

Luther’s “Bondage of the Will” – Introduction & Review of Erasmus’ Preface, Part 1

Martin Luther’s “De Servo Arbitrio/On the Bondage of the Will” in “Luther and Erasmus: Free Will and Salvation” in The Library of Christian Classics, Ichthus Edition

Translated and Edited by Philip S. Watson in collaboration with B. Drewery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The Westminster Press, 1969

Pages 99-117

This reading covers the following sections:
(1) Introduction: Luther Explains His Delay in Replying and Admits Erasmus’ Superior Talent
(2) Part 1: Review of Erasmus’ Preface
(a) Christianity Involves Assertions; Christians Are No Skeptics
(b) The Clarity of Scripture
(c) It Is Vital to Know the Truth About Free Choice