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Author Arand, Charles P., author.

Title The Lutheran confessions : history and theology of The book of Concord / Charles P. Arand, James A. Nestingen, and Robert Kolb.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2012]

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Description x, 341 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-332) and indexes.
Contents Introduction : The book of Concord, a confessing of the faith -- The ecumenical creeds. A history of the ancient creedal texts : Apostles, Nicene, and Athanasian ; The theological contributions of the ancient creeds -- The Wittenberg confessions, Luther's and Melanchthon's confessions of the faith. Luther's Small and Large catechisms ; The Augsburg Confession ; The Apology of the Augsburg Confession ; The Smalcald Articles and the Treatise on the power and primacy of the Pope -- The Formula of Concord. Theological tensions among Luther's followers before his death ; The "culture of controversy" : the Smalcald War, the "Interims," and the adiaphoristic controversy ; The Majoristic and "antinomian" controversies ; The synergistic controversies, the controversy over original sin, and the doctrine of election in the late Reformation ; The Osiandrian controversy over the righteousness that avails before God ; The controversies over the Lord's Supper and Christology ; Efforts at attaining concord, 1552-1569 ; Jakob Andreae's drive for Lutheran unity and the composition of the Formula of Concord and the Book of Concord ; Reactions to the Formula of Concord in the 1580s.
Language English text.
Subject Book of concord.
Lutheran Church -- Creeds -- History and criticism.
Book of concord.
Lutheran Church -- Creeds.
Added Author Nestingen, James Arne, author.
Kolb, Robert, 1941- author.
ISBN 9780800627416 (alk. paper)
0800627415 (alk. paper)