The Hausvater Project

Hausvater: /HAUS-fah-ter/
noun (German)
1. Housefather.
2. Spiritually responsible head of household, including the housefather as assisted by the housemother.
>> Example: "As the Hausvater should teach it [Christian doctrine] to the entire family ..."
(Martin Luther, Small Catechism, 1529)

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Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Library Online Essay File

http://www.wlsessays.net/

Downloadable essays, in PDF and RTF format, provide easy access to a variety of pastoral conference papers and published articles, spanning approximately the past 50 years. Topics survey the full breadth of Lutheran exegetical, dogmatic, historical, and pastoral theology, including numerous studies of gender and family relations, sexuality, and bioethics.

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