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On October 31, 1517, the German Priest Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses challenging the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church on the door of the church in Wittenberg. It is widely held that this act triggered the large exodus from the Catholic Church, which became known as the Protestant Reformation. Lutheranism, one of the many Protestant movements that were spawned as a result of this revolution, is largely founded on the teachings and writings of Martin Luther.The A to Z of Lutheranism sheds light on the many and varied concerns of the church, from its earliest manifestations in the 16th century to recent decisions at the turn of the 20th century. This is accomplished through a chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, an appendix, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, major events and institutions, the theology and ethics, significant concepts, and the broader social, cultural, and economic impact of Lutheranism and its worldwide expansion.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.45" Width: 5.57" Height: 1.25" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2007
Publisher The Scarecrow Press, Inc.
ISBN 0810856093 ISBN13 9780810856097
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More About Gunther Gassmann
Dr. Gunther Gassmann now teaches at the Gettysburg Seminary and was previously president of the Central Office of the United Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Germany, then associate director of the Department of Studies of the Lutheran World Federation and finally director of the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches. Dr. Duane H. Larson is president of the Wartburg Theological Seminary at Dubuque. Dr. Mark W. Oldenburg is professor of liturgics at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg."