Seated at the table and conversing with his companions, Luther talked freely and openly about everything that touches the nerves of life. The conversations selected for this volume were choosen with two aims in mind: historical perspective and contemporary relevance. The talks presented were recorded by Veit Dietrich, George Rorer, John Schlaginhaufen, Conrad Cordatus, Anthony Lauterbach, Jerome Weller, John Mathesius, Casper Heydenreich, and Jerome Besold.
The conversations selected for this volume of Luther's Works have been carefully chosen from among more than seven thousand entries of the Weimar Edition with two aims in veiw: historical perspective and contemporary relevance. The annotations are precise and are related directly to the material at hand.