Johann Michael Reu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Johann Michael Reu (1869–1943), was a German Lutheran theologian. Born in Diebach, Germany, Reu attended mission institute founded by Wilhelm Loehe in Neuendettelsau. He was ordained a pastor at age 20, and emigrated to the United States in 1889. In 1899, he joined the faculty of Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, IA, where he taught until his death in 1943. Reu was a prolific author of 66 books, covering nearly all topics in Christian life, as well as more than 3000 published book reviews.[1]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Christliche ethik in kurzer skizzierung. (1914) (Translated and Published as Christian Ethics in 1934)
  • Thirty-five Years of Luther Research (1917) [1]
  • Catechetics: or, Theory and practise of religious instruction (1918)
  • Homiletics: A Manual of the Theory and Practice of Preaching (1922) [2]
  • The Augsburg Confession: A Collection of Sources with an Historical Introduction (1930)
  • The Lutheran Symbols in Particular (1933)


External links[edit]