21 Facts About Lutheran Church


Frederick's son, the later Christian III, was openly Lutheran Church, which prevented his election to the throne upon his father's death in 1533.

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Constitution upon which the Danish Norwegian Lutheran Church, according to the Lutheran Church Ordinance, should rest was "The pure word of God, which is the Law and the Gospel".

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Unlike Catholicism, the Lutheran Church does not believe that tradition is a carrier of the "Word of God", or that only the communion of the Bishop of Rome has been entrusted to interpret the "Word of God".

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Lutheran Church scholasticism developed gradually, especially for the purpose of arguing with the Jesuits, and it was finally established by Johann Gerhard.

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Johann Melchior Goeze, pastor of St Catherine's Lutheran Church, Hamburg, wrote apologetical works against Rationalists, including a theological and historical defence against the historical criticism of the Bible.

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Dissenting Lutheran Church pastors were often reprimanded by the government bureaucracy overseeing them, for example, when they tried to correct Rationalist influences in the parish school.

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In 1817, Frederick William III of Prussia ordered the Lutheran and Reformed churches in his territory to unite, forming the Prussian Union of Churches.

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Lutheran Church led the Neo-Lutheran Repristination School of theology, which advocated a return to the orthodox theologians of the 17th century and opposed modern Bible scholarship.

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Neo-Lutheran Church movement managed to slow secularism and counter atheistic Marxism, but it did not fully succeed in Europe.

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The Neo-Lutheran Church call to renewal failed to achieve widespread popular acceptance because it both began and continued with a lofty, idealistic Romanticism that did not connect with an increasingly industrialized and secularized Europe.

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Lutheran Church held that every passage of Scripture has one straightforward meaning, the literal sense as interpreted by other Scripture.

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Lutheran Church traditionally sees itself as the "main trunk of the historical Christian Tree" founded by Christ and the Apostles, holding that during the Reformation, the Church of Rome fell away.

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Orthodox Lutheran Church theology holds that God made the world, including humanity, perfect, holy and sinless.

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Lutheran Church earnestly offers to all who receive the sacrament forgiveness of sins and eternal salvation.

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Lutheran Church hymnody is well known for its doctrinal, didactic, and musical richness.

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Today, a few Lutheran Church congregations have contemporary worship as their sole form of worship.

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Sizable Lutheran Church missions arose for the first time during the 19th century.

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Lutheran Church schools have always been a core aspect of Lutheran Church mission work, starting with Bartholomew Ziegenbalg and Heinrich Putschasu, who began work in India in year 1706.

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In Russia, Laestadians of Lutheran background cooperate with the Ingrian church, but since Laestadianism is an interdenominational movement, some are Eastern Orthodox.

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Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil is a Lutheran church founded in 1904 in Rio Grande do Sul, a southern state in Brazil.

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Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Church Synod started a Brazilian mission, the first for WELS in the Portuguese language, in the early 1980s.

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