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I. Denominations: Lutheran Churches in History – II. Lutheran Churches Today – III. Statistical Survey – IV. Missions – V. Ecumenism

I. Denominations: Lutheran Churches in History

1. General

Lutheranism denotes that portion of Christianity that traces its historical and theological origin to the Reformation of Martin Luther and uses his works as its theological foundation. The Latin terms Lutherani and Luthe…

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Schubert, Anselm, Knuth, Hans Christian, Grundmann, Christoffer H. and Nüssel, Friederike, “Lutheranism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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