Reading Theologica Germanica: Some Questions

1. Why do you think Luther liked this book? Which parts of it seem to line up with Reformation theology, and which do not?

2. In what way does this book bear the marks of the Rhineland tradition?

3. What is mystical about this work? How do we characterize this mysticism? Is there a mystical path here? If so, what is it?

4. There is much in here about obedience and disobedience. What does the writer mean by this?

5. What do you make of the constant references to vision (the eye, the gaze, the glance)?