Moravian Theology

Atwood, Craig D.  Jesus Still Lead On: An Introduction to Moravian Belief.  Bethlehem: Interprovincial Board of Communication, 2004.  Studies of the Moravian Covenant for Christian Living and the Ground of the Unity.

Couch, M. Blair, and Graham H. Rights.  What We Believe:  A Glimpse at Moravian Theology.  Bethlehem:  Interprovincial Woman’s Board, 2006.

Crews, C. Daniel.  Confessing Our Unity in Christ: Historical and Theological Background to “The Ground of the Unity.”  Second edition. Winston-Salem: Provincial Elders’ Conference, Moravian Church Southern Province, 2000.

--------.  “Luke of Prague: Theologian of the Unity.”  The Hinge 12 (Autumn 2005): 21-54.  The 1997 Moses Lectures in Moravian Studies.  Luke (b. c. 1460) was the most important theologian of the Ancient Unitas Fratrum.  To him we owe the theological distinction of “essentials,” “ministerials,” and “incidentals.”

--------.  This We Most Certainly Believe: Thoughts on Moravian Theology.  Winston-Salem:  Moravian Archives, 2005

Freeman, Arthur J.  An Ecumenical Theology of the Heart: The Theology of Count Nicholas  Ludwig von Zinzendorf.  Bethlehem and Winston-Salem: The Moravian Church in America, 1998.  The best 20th-century study of Moravian and Zinzendorfian theology.

Molnar, Amadeo.  “The Brethren’s Theology.” In Rudolf Rican, The History of the Unity of Brethren, 390-420.  Bethlehem and Winston-Salem: Moravian Church in America, 1992.

Pryor, Tracy.  Study Guide for An Ecumenical Theology of the Heart.  Bethlehem:  Interprovincial Board of Communication, 2001.

Schulze, Augustus.  Christian Doctrine and Systematic Theology.  Bethlehem: Times Publishing Company, 1914.

Spangenberg, August Gottlieb.  An Exposition of Christian Doctrine, as Taught in the Protestant Church of the United Brethren, or Unitas Fratrum (London, 1796).  Third English edition.   Winston-Salem:  Board of Christian Education of the Southern Province of the Moravian Church, 1959.  An English translation of Spangenberg's 1779 work of systematic theology Idea Fidei Fratrum.

Strupl, Milos, “The Confessional Theology of the Unitas Fratrum.”  Church History 33 (1964): 279-293.