The Lutheran confessions: history and theology of The book of Concord

Introduction: The Book of Concord, a confessing of the faith -- Part 1. The ecumenical creeds. A history of the ancient creedal texts : Apostles, Nicene, and Athanasian -- The theological contributions of the ancient creeds -- Part 2. The Wittenberg confessions, Luther's and Melanchthon's...

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Main Authors: Arand, Charles P. 1957-; Nestingen, James Arne (Author); Kolb, Robert 1941-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Minneapolis, Minn. Fortress 2012
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Konkordienbuch / History
B Konkordienbuch / Lutheran theology
B Konkordienbuch
Further subjects:B Lutheran Church Creeds History and criticism
B Konkordienbuch
B Book of concord
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Summary:Introduction: The Book of Concord, a confessing of the faith -- Part 1. The ecumenical creeds. A history of the ancient creedal texts : Apostles, Nicene, and Athanasian -- The theological contributions of the ancient creeds -- Part 2. 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 -- Part 3. 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
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-332) and indexes
ISBN:0800627415