Lutheranism
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity that identifies with the theology of Martin Luther, a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer, and theologian.Luther's efforts to reform the theo...
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Confessing Movement
The Confessing Movement is an Evangelical movement within several mainline Protestant denominations to return those churches to what the members of the movement see as theological orthodoxy. It relate...
Schwenkfelder Church
The Schwenkfelder Church is a small American Christian body rooted in the 16th-century Protestant Reformation teachings of Caspar Schwenkfeld von Ossig (1489–1561).
Though followers have held the ...
Friends of the Light
The Friends of the Light was an association of German rationalists.
It originated in the Province of Saxony, in 1841. The members were also called Protestant Friends. The immediate occasion was an...
Confessing Church
The Confessing Church (also translated Confessional Church) (German: Bekennende Kirche) was a Protestant church in Nazi Germany that arose in opposition to government-sponsored efforts to nazify t...
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Jakob Fugger
Jakob Fugger of the Lily (German: Jakob Fugger von der Lilie) (6 March 1459 – 30 December 1525), also known as Jakob Fugger the Rich or sometimes Jakob II, was a major merchant, mining entrepreneu...
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Johann Gerhard Oncken
Johann Gerhard Oncken (26 January 1800 - 2 January 1884) was a pioneer German Baptist preacher, variously referred to as the "Father of Continental Baptists", the "Father of German Baptists" and the "...
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Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension
Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension (or more formally Ascession Church) the first temple was built in 1895 and was founded on October 7, 1951. The building is situated in Novo Hamburgo with 4...
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German Baptist
The German Baptist movement was founded as a fusion of the Anabaptist and Radical Pietist movements. German Baptists are not to be confused with Primitive, Separate, Southern, Particular, and all othe...
German Catholics
The German Catholics (German: Deutschkatholiken) were a schismatic sect formed in December 1844 by German dissidents from the Roman Catholic Church, under the leadership of Johannes Ronge. The mov...
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Dunkard Brethren
The Dunkard Brethren are a small group of conservative Schwarzenau Brethren churches that withdrew from the Church of the Brethren.The Church of the Brethren represents the largest body of churches th...
Old Lutherans
Old Lutherans refers to those German Lutherans who refused to join the Prussian Union of churches in the 1830s and 1840s. Attempted suppression of the Old Lutherans led many to emigrate to Australia,...
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Protestant Church of Augsburg Confession of Alsace and Lorraine
The Protestant Church of the Augsburg Confession of Alsace and Lorraine (French: Église protestante de la Confession d’Augsbourg d’Alsace et de Lorraine, EPCAAL; German: Protestantische Kirche...
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Confirmation (Lutheran Church)
Confirmation in the Lutheran Church is a public profession of faith prepared for by long and careful instruction. In English, it is called "affirmation of baptism", and is a mature and public of the ...
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Nikolaus Ehlen
Nikolaus Ehlen (born 9 December 1886 in Graach an der Mosel, died 18 October 1965 in Velbert) was a German pacifist teacher. He was a Catholic pioneer of the Selbsthilfe-Siedlungsbau, which was a move...
Paul Speratus
Paul Speratus (13 December 1484 – 12 August 1551) was a Catholic priest who became a Protestant preacher and song-writer. In 1523, he helped Martin Luther to create the First Lutheran hymnal, publishe...
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Schwarzenau Brethren
The Schwarzenau Brethren, or German Baptist Brethren as it is known in America, originated in Germany, the outcome of the Radical Pietist ferment of the late 17th and early 18th century. Hopeful of th...
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Anointing of the Sick
Anointing of the sick, known also by other names, is distinguished from other forms of religious anointing or "unction" (an older term with the same meaning) in that it is intended, as its name indica...
Church of the Brethren (Hygiene, Colorado)
The Church of the Brethren, also known as the St. Vrain Church of the Brethren and the Old Dunkard Church, is an historic Church of the Brethren meeting house located on Hygiene Road (17th Avenue) in ...
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United Andean Indian Mission
The United Andean Indian Mission (UAIM), was an ecumenical and interdenominational Protestant mission, formed in the United States of America in 1946 with the purpose of working among the indigenous p...
Church of North India
The Church of North India (CNI), the dominant Protestant denomination in northern India, is a united church established on 29 November 1970 by bringing together the main Protestant churches working in...
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Martin Luther
Martin Luther, OSA, (/ˈluːθər/; [ˈmaɐ̯tiːn ˈlʊtɐ]; 10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546) was a German friar, priest, professor of theology and seminal figure of the 16th-century movement in Christ...
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Christian Peacemaker Teams
Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) is an international organization set up to support teams of peace workers in conflict areas around the world. These teams believe that they can lower the levels of vio...
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Totensonntag
Totensonntag (Sunday of the Dead), also called Ewigkeitssonntag (Eternity Sunday) is a German religious holiday observed mainly in Lutheran churches.
In 1816, King Frederick William III of Prussia...
History of the Lutheran Church of Australia
The history of the Lutheran Church of Australia is the sequence of events related to divisions, mergers and affiliations of Lutheran church organisations from the time Lutheranism first arrived in Aus...
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Eucharist in the Lutheran Church
The Eucharist in the Lutheran Church (also called the Mass, the Sacrament of the Altar, the Lord's Supper, the Lord's Table, (Holy) Communion, the Breaking of the Bread and the Blessed Sacrament) refe...
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