With an inaugural year, Saints Gone Before is proud to present Martin Luther’s “The Babylonian Captivity of the Church,” part 18. The translation comes by Henry Wace and C. A. Buchheim, First Principles of the Reformation, London: John Murray, 1883. “Babylonian Captivity” is a text in which Luther re-examines the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church in light of his readings of Scripture. Today’s reading features Luther’s thoughts on “Extreme Unction,” and is the final reading in this text, which happens to coincide with the one year anniversary of our launching this podcast. For the name of next week’s reading, please stay tuned through the end of the episode.
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Reader: Adam Christman
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