Liturgy and Communion


Brauer, James Leonard. Meaningful Worship: A Guide to the Lutheran Service. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 1994.

Brauer, James Leonard. Worship, Gottesdienst, Cultus Dei: What the Lutheran Confessions Say about Worship. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2005.

Brege, Daniel J. Eating God’s Sacrifice: The Lord’s Supper Portrayed in Old Testament Sacrifice. Morrisville, NC: Lulu, 2010.

Brightman, F. E. Liturgies Eastern and Western: Being the Texts Original or Translated of the Principal Liturgies of the Church: On the Basis of the Former Work by C.E.Hammond: I: Eastern Liturgies. Oxford: Clarendon, 1896.

Brunner, Peter. Worship in the Name of Jesus; English Edition of a Definitive Work on Christian Worship in the Congregation. Trans. M. H. Bertram. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1968.

Bugenhagen, Johannes. The Public Confession of Johannes Bugenhagen of Pomerania Concerning the Sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ. Trans. Richard J. Dinda. Malone, TX: Repristination Press: 2015).

Chemnitz, Martin. Chemnitz’s Works: Enchiridion, The Lord’s Supper, and the Lord’s Prayer. Trans. Luther Poellot, J. A. O. Preus, and Georg Williams. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2007.

Chemnitz, Martin and Jakob Andreae. Chemnitz’s Works, Volume 9: Church Order for Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel. Eds. Jacob Corzine and Matthew Carver. Trans. Jacob Corzine, Matthew C. Harrison, and Andrew Smith. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2015.

Chemnitz, Martin. The Lord’s Supper. Trans. J. A. O. Preus. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1979.

Dawn, Marva J. Reaching out without Dumbing Down: A Theology of Worship for This Urgent Time. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1995.

Eckardt, Burnell F., Jr. Why?: A Layman’s Guide to the Liturgy. Malone, TX: Repristination Press, 2005.

Eckardt, Burnell F. Jr. Leave It Alone. You’ll Break It.: Liturgical Observations. Kewanee, IL: Gottesdienst, 2018.

Eckardt, Burnell F. Jr. The New Testament in His Blood: A Study of the Holy Liturgy of the Christian Church. Kewanee, IL: Gottesdienst, 2010.

Elert, Werner. Eucharist and Church Fellowship in the First Four Centuries. Trans N. E. Nagel. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1966.

Fenwick, John R. K., and Bryan D. Spinks. Worship in Transition: The Twentieth Century Liturgical Movement. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1995.

General Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America. An Explanation of the Common Service: With Appendices on Christian Hymnody and Liturgical Colors, and a Glossary of Liturgical Terms. 5th ed. Philadelphia: United Lutheran Publication House, 1908. Print. Revised and Enlarged. (reprint, Emmanuel Press, Fort Wayne, Indiana: Emmanuel Press, 2012).

Gerhard, Johann. A Comprehensive Explanation of Holy Baptism and the Lord’s Supper (1610). Eds. David Berger and James D. Heiser. Trans. Elmer Hohle. Malone, TX: Repristination Press, 1996.

Giertz, Bo Harald. Liturgy and Spiritual Awakening. Rock Island, IL: Augustana Book Concern, 1954.

Grisbrooke, W. Jardine. The Liturgical Portions of the Apostolic Constitutions: A Text for Students. Bramcote, Nottingham: Grove, 1990.

Harris, Paul R. Explanation of the Divine Service in the Lutheran Hymnal, Trinity Lutheran Church, Austin, TX, 2011.

Harrison, Matthew C. and John T. Pless, ed. Closed Communion? Admission to the Lord’s Supper in Biblical Lutheran Perspective. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2017.

Herl, Joseph. Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism: Choir, Congregation, and Three Centuries of Conflict. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Horn, Edward T. Outlines of Liturgics; on the Basis of Harnack in Zöcklers Handbuch Der Theologischen Wissenschaften. English ed, with Additions from Other Sources.. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lutheran Publication Society, 1912.

Just, Arthur A. Heaven on Earth: The Gifts of Christ in the Divine Service. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2008.

Just, Arthur. Liturgy: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. Lutheran Visuals, n.d. DVD.

Kleinig, John W. Course Notes in Liturgics. Adelaide, Australia: Australian Lutheran College, 2009).

Lang, Paul H. D. Ceremony and Celebration: An Evangelical Guide for Christian Practice in Corporate Worship. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1965. (reprint, Emmanuel Press, Fort Wayne, Indiana: Emmanuel Press, 2012).

Leaver, Robin A. The Theological Character of Music in Worship. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 1989.

Löhe, Wilhelm. Liturgy for Christian Congregations of the Lutheran Faith. Ed. J. Deinzer. Trans. Frank Carroll Lonaker. 3rd ed. Newport, KY: Publisher Not Identified, 1902.

Lochner, Friedrich. The Chief Divine Service of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church. Trans. Matthew Carver. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2020).

Luther, Martin. How is Christ There? Minneapolis: Lutheran Press, 2011.

Luther, Martin. Luther’s Works, Volume 35: Word and Sacrament I. Ed. E. Theodore Bachmann. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1960.

Luther, Martin. Luther’s Works, Volume 36: Word and Sacrament II. Eds. Helmut T. Lehmann and Abdel R. Wentz. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1959.

Luther, Martin. Luther’s Works, Volume 37: Word and Sacrament III. Ed. Robert H. Fischer. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1961.

Luther, Martin. Luther’s Works, Volume 38: Word and Sacrament IV. Eds. Helmut T. Lehmann and Martin E. Lehmanz. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1971.

Luther, Martin. Luther’s Works, Volume 53: Liturgy and Hymns. Ed. Ulrich S. Leupold. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1965.

Marquart, Kurt. “Liturgical Commonplaces.” Concordia Theological Quarterly 42.4 (October 1978): 330.

Marquart, Kurt. “Liturgy and Evangelism,” Lecture delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Lutheran Ministerium and Synod–U.S.A. in Indianapolis, Indiana, June 8, 1997.

Maschke, Timothy. Gathered Guests: A Guide to Worship in the Lutheran Church. 2nd ed. Saint Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2009.

Maxfield, John A. and Jennifer H. Maxfield. Worship 2000: Papers Presented at the Congress on the Lutheran Confessions, Itasca, Illinois, April 27-29, 2000. St. Louis: The Luther Academy, 2010.

McCain, Paul T., ed. Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2006).

Memoirs of the Lutheran Liturgical Association. Pittsburgh, PA: Association, 1906.

Moore, Russel D, I. John Hesselink, David P. Scaer, and Thomas A Baima. Understanding Four View on the Lord’s Supper. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2007.

Nagel, Norman. “Luther’s Liturgical Reform.” Logia: A Journal of Lutheran Theology VII.2 (1998): 23-26.

Nagel, Norman. “Whose Liturgy Is It?” Logia: A Journal of Lutheran Theology II.2 (1993): 3-8.

Olson, Oliver K. Reclaiming the Lutheran Liturgical Heritage. Saint Paul, MN: ReClaim Resources, 2007.

Peters, Albrecht. Commentary on Luther’s Catechisms: Baptism and Lord’s Supper. Trans. Thomas H. Trapp. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2012.

Peters, Edward F. “Luther and the Principle: Outside of the Use There Is No Sacrament.” Concordia Theological Monthly XLII.10  (1971): 643-652.

Piepkorn, Arthur Carl, and Charles McClean. The Conduct of the Service. Fort Wayne, IN: Redeemer, 2006.

Pless, John T. “Divine Service: Delivering Forgiveness of Sins,” presented at the South Dakota District Lay/Clergy Conferences, Rapid City, SD May 6, 1995, Sioux Falls, SD May 7, 1995.

Pless, John T. “Herman Sasse and the Liturgical Movement.” Logia: A Journal of Lutheran Theology VII.2 (1998): 47-51.

Pless, John T. “Liturgy and Evangelism in the Service of the Mysteria Dei”, Mysteria Dei: Essays in Honor of Kurt Marquart, eds. Paul T. McCain and John R. Stephenson (Fort Wayne, Indiana: Concordia Theological Seminary Press, 1999), 233-34.

Pless, John T. “Six Theses On Liturgy And Evangelism.” Concordia Theological Quarterly 52.1 (1988): 41-52.

Pless. John T. “Toward a Confessional Lutheran Understanding of Liturgy,” Logia: A Journal of Lutheran Theology II.2 (1993): 9-12.

Precht, Fred L., ed. Lutheran Worship: History and Practice. St. Louis, MO: Concordia, 1993.

Preus, Klemet I. The Fire and the Staff: Lutheran Theology in Practice. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2004.

Reed, Luther D. The Lutheran Liturgy, a Study of the Common Service of the Lutheran Church in America. Rev. ed. Philadelphia: Muhlenberg, 1947.

Reed, Luther D. Worship: A Study of Corporate Devotion. Philadelphia: Muhlenberg Press, 1959.

Richard, J. W., and F. V. N. Painter. Christian Worship: Its Principles and Forms. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lutheran Publication Society, 1892.

Sasse, Herman. This Is My Body: Luther’s Contention for the Real Presence in the Sacrament of the Altar. Rev. ed. Adelaide: Australian 1977.

Sasse, Hermann, and Ronald R. Feuerhahn. The Lonely Way: Selected Essays and Letters. Ed. Matthew C. Harrison. Vol. 2. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2001.

Schmeling, Gaylin. The Theology of the Lord’s Supper: A Presentation of the ELS Doctrine Committee. Lutheran Synod Quarterly XXVIII.4(1988): i-83.

Schoedel, Walter M., and David W. Christian. Worship Is Celebrating as Lutherans. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1990.

Schroeder, George W., and Herman J. Zemke. A Catechism of Christian Worship; a Study Guide for Lutheran Youth and Adults. Ed. R. Allen. Zimmer. Saint Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1961.

Sonntag, Holger. The Unchanging Forms of the Gospel: A Response to Eight Theses on Worship. Minneapolis: Lutheran Press, 2010.

Sonntag, Holger and Paul Strawn. Christian Worship: Apology of the Unchanging Forms of the Gospel. Minneapolis: Lutheran Press, 2014.

Spinks, Bryan D. Do This in Remembrance of Me: The Eucharist from the Early Church to the Present Day. London: SCM Press, 2005.

Spinks, Bryan. Luther’s Liturgical Criteria and His Reform of the Canon of the Mass. Bramcote, Notts.: Grove, 1982. Print.

Spinks, Bryan D. The Worship Mall: Contemporary Responses to Contemporary Culture. London: SPCK Publishing, 2010.

Stephenson, John R. The Lord’s Supper. St. Louis: The Luther Academy, 2003.

Strodach, Paul Zeller. A Manual on Worship. Philadelphia: Muhlenberg Press, 1946.

Teigen, Bjarne Wollan. The Lord’s Supper in the Theology of Martin Chemnitz. Brewster, Mass.: Trinity Lutheran Press, 1986

Thompson, Bard. Liturgies of the Western Church. Philadelphia, Pa: Fortress, 1980.

Vajta, Vilmos. Luther on Worship, an Interpretation. Philadelphia: Muhlenberg, 1958.

Waddell, James Alan. A Simplified Guide to Worshiping as Lutherans. Eugene, Or.: Wipf & Stock, 2009.

Waddell, James Alan. The Struggle to Reclaim the Liturgy in the Lutheran Church: Adiaphora in Historical, Theological, and Practical Perspective. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 2005.

Webber, F. R. Studies in the Liturgy. Erie, PA: Ashby Print., 1938.

White, James F. A Brief History of Christian Worship. Nashville: Abingdon, 1993.

Wisløff, Carl Fredrik. The Gift of Communion; Luther’s Controversy with Rome on Eucharistic Sacrifice. Minnespolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1964.