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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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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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...
Confession in the Lutheran Church
In the Lutheran Church, Confession (also called Holy Absolution) is the method given by Christ to the Church by which individual men and women may receive the forgiveness of sins; according to the Lar...
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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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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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Augsburg Confession of the Catholic Faith
The Augsburg Confession of the Catholic Faith is a religious purview based on strict adherence to the Book of Concord, the Augsburg Confession in particular. The religious movement is similar in natu...
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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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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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Werner Gitt
Werner Gitt (born 22 February 1937 in Stallupönen, East Prussia, Germany) is a German engineer and young earth creationist. Before retirement, he was Head of the Department of Information Technology a...
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...
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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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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Anointing
To anoint is to pour or smear with perfumed oil, milk, water, melted butter or other substances, a process employed ritually by many religions. People and things are anointed to symbolize the introduc...
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Prussian Union (Evangelical Christian Church)
The Prussian Union of Churches (known under various names during its existence) was the church body which emerged in the 1817 from a series of decrees by Frederick William III of Prussia that united t...
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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...
Districts of the Church of the Brethren
The districts of the Church of the Brethren are 23 regional divisions that serve to administer the 1,035 congregations of the Church of the Brethren in the United States and Puerto Rico. Districts are...
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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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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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 ...