Catholics in Exile
- Lutheran faithfulness, `classical' version. Thuesen, Peter J. // Christian Century;7/15/92, Vol. 109 Issue 22, p670
Discusses the concerns about the collapse of confessional integrity that brought Lutherans to St. Olaf College for a second `Call to Faithfulness' conference. Participants were generally united in the belief that the ELCA administration in Chicago (`Higg ins Road') has been unfaithful to the...
- Ecumenical summer. Sheler, Jeffery L. // U.S. News & World Report;08/11/97, Vol. 123 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the efforts of five major Protestant denominations in the United States to work together to forge new ties. The connection of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to the Episcopal Church; The linking of the Lutherans to the Presbyterian Church (USA), the United Church of Christ,...
- Lesbian 'irregularly' ordained as a Lutheran minister. // National Catholic Reporter;5/11/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 28, p8
Reports on the irregular ordination of Anita Carol Hill as a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Refusal of the church to recognize the service; Failure of Hill to agree to a promise of celibacy; Reaction of the church to the invalid ordination.
- 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.
- Lutherans may 'partner' with Churches Uniting. // Christian Century;05/02/2001, Vol. 118 Issue 14, p10
Announces that The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will consider becoming an observer member of Churches Uniting in Christ (CUIC), a coalition on nine Protestant churches hoping to move toward eventual full communion. Significance of the partnership of ELCA with CUIC; Information...
- Episcopal-Lutheran accord. // Christian Century;2/6/91 - 2/13/91, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p137
Presents highlights of a proposal that would bring the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) into a close union just short of merger. Details of the `Concordat of Agreement'; Potential opposition within both denominations.
- Merger opponents. // Christian Century;4/15/87, Vol. 104 Issue 12, p352
Discusses the problems in the merger of the American Lutheran Church, the Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches and the Lutheran Church in America to form the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.