Project Wittenberg is home to works by and about Martin Luther and other
Lutherans. Here you will find all manner of texts from short quotations
to commentaries, hymns to statements of faith, theological treatises to
biographies, and links to other places where words and images from the
history of Lutheranism live.
Project Wittenberg is the first step towards an international electronic
library of Lutheranism. Project Wittenberg documents are available in several places on the internet. This site mirrors texts from Project Wittenberg's official website, www.ProjectWittenberg.org. For the
latest versions of our texts, many of which are still being assembled
and refined, drop in at Project Wittenberg's Electronic Lutheran Web.
Bugenhagen was one of the great figures of the first generation of
the Lutheran reformation. Pastor of the town church in Wittenberg, he
was Luther's confessor, one of the first Lutheran pastors to marry,
married Luther, reorganized and brought the Lutheran tradition to:
Hamburg, Brunswick, Luebeck, Lower Saxony, Minden, Osnabrueck, Goettingen,
Soest, Bremen, Pomerania, Denmark and other places. He declined three
Bishoprics and was appointed general superintendant of Saxony. This sermon
is the official sermon at Luther's funeral. He is called the father of
A Christian Sermon Over the Body and At the Funeral of the
Venerable Dr. Martin Luther, Preached by Mr. Johann Bugenhagen
ICLnet first met Reverend Bob in connection with his work on Project
Wittenberg. Bob is an avid scholar in the Lutheran tradition and has done
much to increase that interest amongst the internet community. A
bibliography of his published works is available on his home page (noted
below). Bob's vision is to use networking as a "highway of light" to
promote the Lord's work. He is the Christian who forever signs his e-mail
From Concordia University, River Forest, both of the following pages provide connections to Lutheran news services, Lutheran forums, LCMS
Lutheran oriented ministries, and services and information.
The sites below include the Lutheran Electronic Archve at
Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (formerly the Project
Wittenberg Gopher site), the Project Wittenberg FTP archive at
ICLnet, and additional sites that we think you will find to be edifying.
The Concordia Historical Institute. CHI is the Archives of the Lutheran Church -- Missouri
Synod. One of the first modern church body archives, it is also one of
the largest. It's collection covers not only the LCMS, but all of
Lutheranism. the Institute has remained strong supporters of
Project Wittenberg from the beginnings of our initiative.