The Theology of Martin Luther: Research Resources

I.             Texts.

Luther, Martin, 1483-1546.
<Works. 1883>
    D. Martin Luthers Werke : kritische Gesamtausgabe. -- Weimar : H. Bohlau, 1883-

Divinity Library GT3;W43
Mudd Library Me45;L970;+883
Electronic version:  Luthers Werke - Weimarer Ausgabe
 
I. [Schriften] -- II. Tischreden -- III. Die Deutsche Bibel -- IV. Briefwechsel.
123 vols.  Last volume received 2001

Luther, Martin, 1483-1546.
  <Works. English. 1955>
   Luther's works / edited by Jaroslav Pelikan. -- American ed. -- St. Louis : Concordia Pub. House, c1955-c1986

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR330;E5;1955
Divinity Library GT3;P363 
Mudd Library Me45;L970;955
Electronic version: Divinity Library CDD0063 (Reserve)

II.          Aids for using Luther texts

A.    Dictionaries

Aland, Kurt.
  Lutherlexikon / hrsg. von Kurt Aland. -- Stuttgart : E. Klotz, 1957.
  
(Luther, Martin, 1483-1546. Luther Deutsch : Erganzungsband ; 3)

Divinity Library GT5.4;AL11
Dictionary of some of the key words in Luther’s works; in German.

Dietz, Philipp.
  Worterbuch zu Dr. Martin Luthers deutschen Schriften, von Ph. Dietz, nebst ... einem Verzeichnisse der benutzten zahlreichen Originaldrucke Lth'scher Schriften und Handschriften. 1. Bd. und 2. Bd., Lfg. 1, A-Hals. -- 2. unveranderte Aufl. -- Hildesheim, G. Olm, 1961.

Divinity Library GT5.4;D568w
Mudd Library Me45;L979;870d

A-Hals was published in 1870-1872, and was reprinted in 1961.  Publication resumed in 1983; to date, two volumes, covering Hals-Heil, have been published. Mudd Library has the original; Divinity the reprint.  Mudd Library holds the material published since 1983; that is on order for Divinity.  This is a more comprehensive dictionary; also in German.

B.   Indexes

Aland, Kurt.
  Hilfsbuch zum Lutherstudium / Kurt Aland. -- 4., durchgesehene und erw. Aufl. -- Bielefeld : Luther-Verlag, 1996.

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR324;A4;1996
Page images: 1 , 2 , 3

Vogel, Heinrich J.
  <Cross reference and index to the contents of Luther's works>
  Vogel's Cross reference and index to the contents of Luther's works : a cross reference between the American edition and the St. Louis, Weimar, and Erlangen editions of Luther's works / Heinrich J. Vogel. -- Milwaukee, Wis. : Northwestern Pub. House, 1983.

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR324;V63;1983
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III.      Guides to the literature

Caenegem, R. C. van. 
<Encyclopedie van de geschiedenis der Middeleeuwen. English>
  Guide to the sources of medieval history / by R. C. van Caenegem, with the collaboration of F. L. Ganshof. -- Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland Pub. Co. ; New York : distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier/North Holland, 1978. (Europe in the Middle Ages ; v. 2)

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room D117;C2213;(LC)
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference D117;C2213

  <Guide to the sources of medieval history. French>
Manuel des etudes medievales : typologie des sources : historique : grandes collections / edited by R.C. van Caenegem ; nouvelle edition mise a jour par L. Jocque ; traduction de langlais par B. van den Abeele. -- Turnhout :   Brepols ; Louvain-la-Neuve : Universite catholique de Louvain, c1997
(Ouvrages de reference pour l'etude de la civilisation medievale)

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room D117;C2214;(LC)
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference D117;C2214;1997

Catholicism in early modern history : a guide to research / <John W. O'Malley, editor>. -- St. Louis, Mo. : Center for Reformation Research, c1988.   (Reformation guides to research ; v. 2)

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR430;C37;1988
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference BR430;C37X;1988;(LC)

Reformation Europe : a guide to research / edited by Steven Ozment. -- St. Louis : Center for Reformation Research, c1982.

Divinity Library, Stacks BR305.2;R39;1982
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference BR305.2;R39;1982;(LC)
Table of contents

Reformation Europe : a guide to research II / edited by William S. Maltby. -- St. Louis : Center for Reformation Research, c1992. (Reformation guides to research ; v. 3)

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR305.2;R392;1992
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference BR305.2;R392;1992;(LC)
Table of contents

                         

IV.          Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Bodensieck, Julius, 1894-
  The encyclopedia of the Lutheran Church, edited by Julius Bodensieck for the Lutheran World Federation. -- Minneapolis, Augsburg Pub. House <1965>

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BX8007;B6

Dictionary of the Middle Ages / Joseph R. Strayer, editor in chief. -- New York : Scribner, c1982-c1989.

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room D114;D5;1982;(LC)
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference D114;+D5;1982

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance / Paul F. Grendler, editor in chief. -- New York : Scribner's published in association with the Renaissance Society of America, 1999.

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room Oversize CB361;E52X;1999;(LC)
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference CB361;+E528;1999;(LC)

Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon : internationale theologische Enzyklopadie / herausgegeben von Erwin Fahlbusch ... <et al.> ; in Zusammenarbeit mit Ulrich Becker ... <et al.>. -- 3. Aufl. -- Gottingen : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht,1986-1997.

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR95;E9;1986

Sterling Memorial Library BR95;E89;1986;(LC)

Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon. English.
  The encyclopedia of Christianity / editors, Erwin Fahlbusch ... <et al.> ; translator and English-language editor, Geoffrey W. Bromiley ; statistical editor, David B. Barrett ; foreword, Jaroslav Pelikan. -- Grand Rapids, Mich. : Wm. B. Eerdmans Pub., c1999-

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR95;E8913;1998
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference BR95;E8913;1999;(LC)

Hillerbrand, Hans J.
Historical dictionary of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation / Hans J. Hillerbrand.  Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2000. (Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements ; no. 27)

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BX302.8;H55X;1999
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference BR302.8;H55X;2000;(LC)

Lutheran cyclopedia / Erwin L. Lueker, editor. -- Rev. ed. -- St. Louis :  Concordia Pub. House, <1975>

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BX8007;L8;1975

Lexikon des Mittelalters / <hrsg. von Robert Auty ... et al.>. -- Munchen ;   Zurich : Artemis-Verlag, <1977>-1998

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room D101.5;L49;(LC)
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference D101.5;+L48

Lexikon fur Theologie und Kirche / begrundet von Michael Buchberger. -- 3.,  vollig neu bearbeitete Aufl. / herausgegeben von Walter Kasper mit Konrad  Baumgartner ... <et al.>. -- Freiburg : Herder, 1993-2001.

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR95;L48;1993 
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference BR95;B83;1993;(LC)

New Catholic encyclopedia. Prepared by an editorial staff at the Catholic University of America. -- New York, McGraw-Hill <1967->

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BX841;N44;1967
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference BX841;+N48;1967;(LC)

The Oxford encyclopedia of the Reformation / Hans J. Hillerbrand, editor in   chief. -- New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room Oversize BR302.8;O93;1996
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference BR302.8;+O93X;1996;(LC)

V.             Biographical dictionaries

Contemporaries of Erasmus: a biographical register of the Renaissance and Reformation / Peter G. Bietenholz & Thomas B. Duetscher, ed.  Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1985-1987.

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR315;C66;1985
Sterling Memorial Library, Reference PA8500 1974 Suppl.

Stupperich, Robert, 1904-
  Reformatorenlexikon / Robert Stupperich. -- Gutersloh : G. Mohn, c1984.

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room BR315;S87;1984

VI.          Accessing secondary literature

A.         Bibliographies

Benzing, Josef.
  Lutherbibliographie. Verzeichnis der gedruckten Schriften Martin Luthers bis zu dessen Tod. Bearb. in Verbindung mit der Weimarer Ausg. unter Mitarbeit von Helmut Claus. -- Baden-Baden, Heitz, 1966-<1994>
(Bibliotheca bibliographica Aureliana ; 10, 16, 19, 143)

Divinity Library AGI4.3;B449L
Sterling Memorial Library Z8528;B45;1966;(LC)
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A chronological listing of Luther’s works published in his lifetime.  Bd. 2 lists editions of the Bible (on order for Divinity).

Claus, Helmut.
  Erganzungen zur Bibliographie der zeitgenossischen Lutherdrucke : im Anschluss an die Lutherbibliographie Josef Benzings / bearbeitet von Helmut Claus und Michael A. Pegg. -- Gotha : Forschungsbibliothek, 1982.
(Veroffentlichungen der Forschungsbibliothek Gotha, Heft 20)

Divinity Library, Stack Reference Z8528;C57;1982;(LC)
Sterling Memorial Library Z8528;C57;1982;(LC)

A supplement to Josef Benzing, Lutherbibliographie.

Bigane, John E.
  Annotated bibliography of Luther studies, 1967-1976 / Jack Bigane, Kenneth Hagen. -- St. Louis : Center for Reformation Research, 1977.
(Sixteenth century bibliography ; 9)

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room Z7830;S59;v.9;(LC)
Sterling Memorial Library Z8528;B55;(LC)

Hagen, Kenneth.
  Annotated bibliography of Luther studies, 1977-1983 / Kenneth Hagen, Franz Possett. -- Saint Louis : Center for Reformation Research, 1985.
(Sixteenth century bibliography ; 24)

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room Z7830;S59;v.24;(LC)

Hagen, Kenneth.
  Annotated bibliography of Luther studies, 1984-1989 / Kenneth Hagen, Franz Posset, Terry Thomas. -- Saint Louis : Center for Reformation Research, 1991.  (Sixteenth century bibliography ; 29.)

Divinity Library, Trowbridge Reference Room Z7830;S59;v.29;(LC)   

Lutherjahrbuch. Jahrg. 1 (1919)- -- Berlin : Lutherisches Verlagshaus, <1919?>-

Divinity Library, Stacks BR323.5;L976;1974-
Divinity Library GT5.2;L977
Mudd Library Me45;L978;L9
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Besides being an important source for articles on Luther, it also contains an annual bibliography.

B.              LC & Union classifications

C.              ATLA Religion Database

D.              Orbis

VII.       Electronic resources

Junghans, Helmar.
  Martin Luther <computer file> : exploring his life and times, 1483-1546 /Helmar Junghans. -- Minneapolis : Fortress Press, c1998.
   
div,res CDD0041                                   

“Reformation” Wabash Center Guide to Internet Resources for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion.

Wabash Center: Internet Guide to Religion: Christianity -- Reformation

 

 

Paul F. Stuehrenberg
Yale Divinity Library
January 24, 2003