Definitions

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  • n. The Christian denomination based on the beliefs and doctrines developed by Martin Luther and his immediate followers.

Etymologies

Eponym from Martin Luther. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Among the most important was his upbringing in the milieu of Pietism, a reform movement within German Lutheranism that stressed inner religious conversion and upright conduct over doctrinal exactness.

    Kant's Philosophy of Religion

  • Söderblom was the Archbishop of Uppsala; he was an important figure in comparative religious study in the first part of the twentieth century, one of the most important figures in Swedish Lutheranism, and a major force behind the ecumenical Life and Work Movement.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • In 1555, the Peace of Augsburg, in Germany, recognized what would become known as Lutheranism in that part of the empire.

    The Great Experiment

  • There are obviously divisions within Christianity between magical/mythic sects and rationalistic traditions (such as Lutheranism and reformed Catholicism).

    Can Religion Offset the Effects of Child Poverty? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • It is a disgrace for the Pope and Vatican to engage in ecumenism with dead Protestant "churches" such as Lutheranism, Episcopalians, Anglicans, Methodists, Calvinists, etc. not to mention Jews, MUslims, Buddhists and Hindus with which we share nothing in common.

    Fellay speaks: The talks begin in the autumn of 2009

  • He was told that the "Lutheranism" of certain judges was now manifest.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • Séguier, [692] the majority of the counsellors had recently conducted a trial of four youths, on a charge of "Lutheranism," in so skilful a manner as to avoid asking any question the answer to which might compromise the prisoners.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • "Lutheranism" was sufficiently marked to attract the hatred of the

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • Barthélemi de Chassanée this very year (1527) chronicles the destruction of "Lutheranism" in France as _an accomplished fact_!

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • But what kind of Lutheranism it was that Ludwig and his paper advocated appears from the following quotation: "We expect little sympathy from the Old Lutherans; yet, our endeavor shall always be to banish from our columns everything that might increase the breach, _for in doctrine we are one, we only differ in the form, of the dress_, that is to say, in practise, and in the mode and manner of spreading the doctrine."

    American Lutheranism Volume 1: Early History of American Lutheranism and The Tennessee Synod

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