TITLE

Lutheran-Vatican declaration delayed

PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Christian Century;10/23/96, Vol. 113 Issue 30, p1003
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the delay in a joint declaration between the Lutherans and the Roman Catholic Church on a doctrinal issue. Significance of the declaration to ecumenical relations; Settlement of the divisive issue of the Lutheran doctrine of justification; Debate over Martin Luther's belief that human beings are declared by God to be justified by faith alone.
ACCESSION #
9611126693

 

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