noun see Lutheran II

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  • Lutheranism — • The religious belief held by the oldest and in Europe the most numerous of the Protestant sects, founded by the Wittenberg reformer, Martin Luther Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lutheranism     Lutheranism …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lutheranism —    Lutheranism, a movement founded by Martin Luther (1483 1546) in the early 16th century, has in the 20th given birth to several hundred distinct Lutheran churches scattered in countries around the world. Though divided administratively and by… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

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  • Lutheranism — See Lutheran. * * * Protestant movement founded on the principles of Martin Luther. Lutheranism arose at the start of the Reformation, after Luther posted his Ninety five Theses in Wittenberg. It spread through much of Germany and into… …   Universalium

  • Lutheranism — Lutheran ► NOUN 1) a follower of the German protestant theologian Martin Luther (1483 1546). 2) a member of the Lutheran Church. ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or characterized by the theology of Martin Luther. 2) relating to the Lutheran Church. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • Lutheranism — noun The system of beliefs and doctrines first developed by Martin Luther and his immediate followers …   Wiktionary

  • LUTHERANISM —    that form of Protestantism which prevails in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Northern Germany.    See LUTHERANS …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Lutheranism — Lu|ther|an|is|m n [U] the beliefs or practice of that branch of the Protestant church which is based on the teachings of Martin Luther, especially the belief that ↑salvation can be gained by faith alone …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • LUTHERANISM —    the religious movement and GROUP of PROTESTANT CHURCHES which traces its origin to Martin LUTHER and his teachings …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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