Compend of Lutheran Theology

I got an email announcing that Just and Sinner Publications has released the last volume in the Classics in Dogmatics series: an early seventeenth century Lutheran theologian Leonhard Hutter work titled Compend of Lutheran Theology.

Here’s a Youtube video introduction to it. 🙂

I’m wondering if this is a new edition, rather than a new translation. If so, it sounds like it’s welcome. 

Here’s a blurb (from both Amazon & the J&S website)

Leonhard Hutter’s Compend of Lutheran Theology was a standard theological textbook for many years following the Reformation. This volume is a short and comprehensive treatment of Lutheran theology. It is written in a question and answer format, and is an especially helpful work for catechesis.

Hutter writes within the scholastic tradition, yet this work is very accessible. He heavily utilizes selections from the Lutheran Confessions, Scripture, and the writings of Luther and Melanchthon. This edition was translated by Henry Eyster Jacobs for use in Lutheran education in America in the nineteenth century.

Leonhard Hutter (1563-1616) was a professor of theology at the University of Wittenberg, and was an early proponent of Lutheran orthodoxy.

An additional blurb from release material:

Leonhard Hutter’s Compend of Lutheran Theology was a standard theological textbook for many years following the Reformation. This volume is a short and comprehensive treatment of Lutheran theology. It is written in a question and answer format, and is an especially helpful work for catechesis.
 
Hutter writes within the scholastic tradition, yet this work is very accessible. He heavily utilizes selections from the Lutheran Confessions, Scripture, and the writings of Luther and Melanchthon. This edition was translated by Henry Eyster Jacobs for use in Lutheran education in America in the nineteenth century.
 
Leonhard Hutter (1563-1616) was a professor of theology at the University of Wittenberg, and was an early proponent of Lutheran orthodoxy.

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