The Life of Martin Luther: A Pop-Up Book

The story of Martin Luther and his role in sparking the Protestant Reformation is given an interactive retelling in this beautiful and sturdy pop-up book. From Luther’s decision to become a monk to his 95 theses, history jumps off the page through the vibrant, colorful illustrations of renowned artist and paper engineer Agostino Traini. Full […]

Forgotten Luther

Reclaiming the social-economic dimension of the Reformation  Large, multinational corporations controlling prices and driving down wages, masses of people too poor to afford basic goods, an economy that favors the wealthy, politicians and church leaders at the mercy of banks….1517 was quite a year.  So much has changed, so much remains the same. Many people […]

Brand Luther

Brand Luther – a revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary Luther came of age with the printing press, and the path to glory of neither one was obvious to the casual observer of the time. Printing was, and is, a risky […]

Declaration on the Way

Declaration on the Way celebrates fifty years of international and regional Lutheran-Catholic dialogues and harvests the results of those efforts into Statements of Agreement on church, ministry, and eucharist. It invites both communions to affirm the unity achieved through these agreements and establish church practices that reflect this growth. At the same time, this is […]

40-Day Journey with Martin Luther

40-Day Journey with Martin Luther lifts up forty inspiring passages from Luther’s writings, especially in the Small and Large Catechisms, raising profound truths about faith and life and guiding readers on a rich journey of reflection.  Includes a short introduction to Luther’s life, journal-writing exercises and daily prayers. A rich resource for personal meditation or small […]

Year of Matthew & Reformation

The year of Matthew, year A in the Revised Common Lectionary, is an opportunity for extended reflection on the Gospel of Matthew, the first of the New Testament gospel books. With 2017 marking the 500th anniversary of the dawn of a major reforming movement in the church, its message is particularly relevant. Invite your congregation into […]

Free Indeed: Devotions for Lent

“Free Indeed: Devotions for Lent” is a beautiful, full-color devotional that takes you through Lent with daily readings from Martin Luther’s Small Catechism. Each reading is accompanied by a photo, a quote to ponder, reflection, and prayer. Free Indeed invites you to reflect on Martin Luther’s guide to the basics of Christian faith during the […]

Reformation 500 Sourcebook

October 31, 2017, will mark 500 years since the beginning of the Lutheran Reformation, spurred by Martin Luther’s posting of the Ninety-Five Theses. This is an important anniversary and one that deserves to be lifted up not just on a global scale—as it will be—but in your congregation and community as well. As congregations plan […]

Luther’s Small Catechism

Augsburg Fortress has a new mobile app, featuring Luther’s Small Catechism. Perfect for youth education and confirmation classes, individuals, adults, congregations, church leaders, and anyone who wants easy access to Martin Luther’s guide to the basics of Christian faith. Luther’s Small Catechism, El Catecismo Menor de Lutero in Spanish, are both included in a free […]

Common Prayer

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU), in cooperation with a group of noted theologians, have jointly developed a Common Prayer to mark the 500 years of the Reformation in 2017. The liturgical materials offer suggestions on how Catholic and Lutherans should preside and read together at a […]