Luther D. Peterson, Professor Emeritus

MS, Ph.D. Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, 1965, 1974.

Renaissance and Reformation
History of Judaism and Christianity

Significant Publications:

2004 "Johann Pfeffinger's Treatises of 1550 in Defense of Adiaphora: 'High Church' Lutheranism and Confessionalization in Albertine Saxony," in Confessionalization in Europe, 1550-1700: Essays in Honor and Memory of Bodo Nischan, ed. by John M. Headley, Hans JHillerbrand, and Anthony J. Papalas. Aldershot, Eng.: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2004. 91-105.

2004 "Lutheran Germany," in Encyclopedia of Religion and War, ed. by Gabriel Palmer Fernandez (New York: Routledge, 2004), 282-285. Fernandez (New York: Routledge, 2004), 282-285.

1990: "Justus Menius, Philipp Melanchthon and the Writing of the 1547 Treatise, Von der Notwehr Unterricht," Archiv Fuer Reformationsgeschichte, 81.

1995: "Philippism," "Justus Menius," and "Synergistic Controversy," The Encyclopedia of the Reformation (Oxford Univ. Press).

1987: "Melanchthon on Resisting the Emperor," in Regnum, Religio et Ratio,ed. by Jerome Friedman.

Teaching Honors, Award, Distinctions:
Vollstipendium from the Government of Niedersachsen and Volkswagenstiftung, 1981