- Here they stand. Kantzer, K.S. // Christianity Today;11/3/89, Vol. 33 Issue 16, p14
Editorial. Looks at the character of the Lutheran Church in the 20th century. Emphasis on education and the catechism; Distinctive qualities of Lutheran worship; Doctrinal emphasis.
- America's Lutherans: What they believe. Nafzger, S.H. // Christianity Today;11/3/89, Vol. 33 Issue 16, p22
Explains the theological beliefs of the Lutheran church. Beliefs based on the church creeds and confessions found in `The Book of Concord.' Salvation by God's grace alone; Grace available to humans through faith alone; Salvation on the basis of Scripture alone; Differences between...
- Infighting lingers in Missouri Synod. // Christianity Today;11/9/92, Vol. 36 Issue 13, p42
Looks at internal conflicts within the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Recent vote to elect new conservative president Alvin Barry to replace moderate former incumbent Ralph Bohlmann; Infighting that followed; Additional controversy over the reinstallation of conservative theologican Robert...
- Lutherans and Race: In the Vanguard or Behind the Times? Galchutt, Kathryn M. // Lutheran Education;2007, Vol. 141 Issue 2, p89
The author discusses the history of Lutherans and their race in relation through the story of Andrew Schulze, a white Lutheran Pastor in the U.S. He states that Lutheranism was brought to the Americas primarily through German and Scandinavian immigration, and only an about two percent originated...
- Lutherans to debate gay relationships. // Contemporary Sexuality;Jul2009, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p9
The article reports that the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA), one of the largest Protestant denominations in the U.S., will debate the issue of homosexuality at its biennial meeting in August 2009. Leaders of the ELCA seem ready to act on whether to find a method to publicly...
- Merging Lutherans: A dying and a birth. Lyles, J.C. // Christian Century;5/13/87, Vol. 104 Issue 16, p461
Reports on the 1987 constituting convention in Columbus, Ohio which brought into being the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, a union of the American Lutheran Church, the Lutheran Church in America and the Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches.
- New Lutheran Church. Koenig, R. // Christian Century;6/17/87 - 6/24/87, Vol. 104 Issue 19, p547
Richard E. Koenig, pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Woburn, Massachusetts, traces the roots of the new Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and discusses the risks of organizing a new church in postmodern America. Meaning of `evangelical catholicity.'
- Another Lutheran group. // Christian Century;7/29/87 - 8/5/87, Vol. 104 Issue 22, p648
Discusses the recent protests by Lutheran congregational representatives against the proposed formation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), which is to be formed by the merging of the three existing Lutheran churches.
- ELCA bishops address wealth and poverty. // Christian Century;05/03/2000, Vol. 117 Issue 14, p499
Announces that the Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has issued a letter that encourages members to reach out to people living in poverty. Reason behind the action; Information on ELCA; Suggestions for policymakers.