History of Lutheranism
Lutheranism as a religious movement originated in the early 16th century Holy Roman Empire as a reform movement within the Roman Catholic Church. The movement originated with the call for a public deb...
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Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
Sola fide
Sola fide (Latin: by faith alone), also historically known as the doctrine of justification by faith alone, is a Christian theological doctrine that distinguishes most Protestant denominations from Ca...
Diet of Worms
The Diet of Worms 1521 (German: Reichstag zu Worms, [ˈʁaɪçstaːk tsuː ˈvɔɐms]) was an imperial diet of the Holy Roman Empire held in Worms, Germany at the Heylshof Garden. A diet was a formal delib...
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Radical Reformation
The Radical Reformation was the response to what was believed to be the corruption in both the Roman Catholic Church and the expanding Magisterial Protestant movement led by Martin Luther and many oth...
Book of Concord
The Book of Concord or Concordia (1580) is the historic doctrinal standard of the Lutheran Church, consisting of ten credal documents recognized as authoritative in Lutheranism since the 16th century....
Philippists
The Philippists formed a party in early Lutheranism. Their opponents were called Gnesio-Lutherans.
Philippists was the designation usually applied in the latter half of the sixteenth century to th...
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Christian Cyclopedia
Christian Cyclopedia (originally Lutheran Cyclopedia) is a one-volume compendium of theological data, ranging from ancient figures to contemporary events. It is published by Concordia Publishing House...
Elizabeth Platz
The Rev Elizabeth Alvina Platz is an American Lutheran pastor and was the first woman in North America ordained by a Lutheran church body. She was ordained in November 1970 into the Lutheran Church in...
High Church Lutheranism
"High Church Lutheranism" is the name given in Europe for the 20th century Lutheran movement that emphasizes worship practices and doctrines that are similar to those found within both Roman Catholici...
James MacGill
Sir James MacGill of Nether Rankeillour, Fife (died 1579) was a Scottish courtier.Sworn of the Privy Council by Mary, Queen of Scots in 1561, he became her Lord Clerk Register (Keeper of the Scots Roy...
History of the Reformation in Scotland
The History of the Reformation in Scotland is a five-volume book written by the Scottish reformer, John Knox, between 1559 and 1566.
In 1559 during the Scottish Reformation, the leaders of the Pro...
Smalcald Articles
The Smalcald Articles or Schmalkald Articles (German: Schmalkaldische Artikel) are a summary of Lutheran doctrine, written by Martin Luther in 1537 for a meeting of the Schmalkaldic League in prep...
Expulsion of Catholics from Denmark–Norway
The expulsion of Catholics from Denmark–Norway, from 1613 onwards, was a precaution taken against the Counter-Reformation movement, which was orchestrated by the King of Denmark–Norway.Following the e...
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Lutheran orthodoxy
Lutheran orthodoxy was an era in the history of Lutheranism, which began in 1580 from the writing of the Book of Concord and ended at the Age of Enlightenment. Lutheran orthodoxy was paralleled by sim...
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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Gilles de Noailles
Gilles de Noailles, abbé de l'Isle (1524–1600) was French Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire from 1575 to 1579. He was the brother of his predecessor as ambassador, François de Noailles, and was succeed...
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Reformation in Denmark–Norway and Holstein
The Reformation in Denmark–Norway and Holstein was the transition from Roman Catholicism to Lutheranism in the realms ruled by the Copenhagen-based House of Oldenburg in the first half of the sixteent...
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Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification
The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ) is a document created, and agreed to, by the Catholic Church's Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) and the Lutheran W...
Sacramentarians
The Sacramentarians were Christians during the Protestant Reformation who denied not only the Roman Catholic transubstantiation but also the Lutheran sacramental union.They comprised two parties:The d...
Evangelical Lutherans in Mission
Evangelical Lutherans in Mission (ELIM) was a liberal caucus within the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (LCMS). It was formed in 1973 as an oppositional group of clergy following sweeping victories b...
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Timeline of the English Reformation
This is a timeline of the Protestant Reformation in England. The list is not complete and you are welcome to expand it.