The Lutherans of New York

Their Story and Their Problems

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Author: George Wenner
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 39,021 / 131 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.5
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 359
Added to site: 2005.11.11
mnybks.net#: 10686
Genres: Religion, History
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tified lives of those who confess the faith.

In conversation with an eminent teacher in one of our most conservative schools, the author not long ago requested a definition of Lutheranism from the standpoint of the school which the Professor represented. Of course, it was suggested, the acceptance of the Symbolical books must be presumed, sine qua non.

The reply was: "The Symbolical Books are valuable, but their obligatory acceptance is not essential: The same is true even of the Augsburg Confession. Any one who accepts the teachings of Luther's Small Catechism is a Lutheran. The heart of the Lutheran faith may be expressed in the following words: "Man is a sinner who can be saved by grace alone."

In view of this statement it would seem to be a legitimate inference that even in the straitest sect of Lutherans in America the ultimate doctrine of Lutheranism, reduced to a single word, is GRACE.

Churches, however, have their distinguishing marks. In the Lutheran Church these are more difficu

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