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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Andreas Poach
Andreas Poach (c.1515 – April 2, 1585) was a German Lutheran theologian and Reformer.Poach was born in Eilenburg. In 1530 he was admitted to the University of Wittenberg. In 1538, he obtained h...
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...
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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Caspar Cruciger the Younger
Caspar Cruciger the Younger (March 19, 1525 – April 16, 1597) was a German theologian.Born in Wittenberg, he was the son of Caspar Cruciger the Elder and his wife, the hymnwriter and former nun Elisab...
All Saints' Church, Wittenberg
All Saints' Church, commonly referred to as Schloßkirche ("Castle church") to distinguish it from the Stadtkirche ("town church") of St. Mary — and sometimes known as the Reformation Memorial Church -...
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Peace of Augsburg
The Peace of Augsburg, also called the Augsburg Settlement, was a treaty between Charles V and the forces of the Schmalkaldic League, an alliance of Lutheran princes, on September 25, 1555, at the imp...
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Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America
The Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America, often known as the Synodical Conference, was an association of Lutheran synods that professed a complete adherence to the Lutheran Confe...
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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...
Colloquy of Worms
The Colloquy of Worms was the last colloquy in the 16th century on an imperial level, held in Worms from September 11 to October 8, 1557. At the Diet of Augsburg in 1555 it had been agreed that the di...
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.