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Book of Concord or, The Symbolical books of The Evangelical Lutheran Church : translated from the original language, with analysis and an exhaustive index by

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Published by United Lutheran Publication house in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Lutheran Church -- Creeds.

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Edition Notes

The translations adopted are those of C. P. Knauth, C. F. Schaeffer and others. cf Preface to the 1st ed.

StatementEdited by Henry Eyster Jacobs ...
ContributionsJacobs, Henry Eyster, 1844-1932 ed., Krauth, Charles P. 1823-1883 tr., General Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America.
The Physical Object
Pagination758 p. ;
Number of Pages758
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Open LibraryOL16657875M

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These three, joined by eighty other princely and municipal governments, led 8, theologians into subscription of the Formula of Concord by , and the Formula and other confessions were published as the Book of Concord on the fiftieth anniversary of the presentation of the Augsburg Confession, on 25 June Cited by: Mar 28,  · The Book of the Concord, this publication, includes the important - Reformation documents defining the reformation movement - which is recommended adult education reading at my Lutheran church. It does not include the Catholic response - which is not an omission as that is not within the Book /5(32). Book of Concord, collected doctrinal standards of Lutheranism in Germany, published in German (June 25, ) and in Latin (). Its publication concluded a year effort to heal the divisions that had broken out in the Lutheran movement after Martin Luther’s death and to keep the Lutheran. Oct 20,  · The Book of Concord or Concordia is the doctrinal standard of the Lutheran Church. It is composed of ten documents, each of which has been recognized as authoritative in Lutheranism since at least the 16th century.4/4(42).

The Book of Concord contains documents which Christians from the fourth to the 16th century A.D. explained what they believed and taught on the basis of the Holy Scriptures. It includes, first, the three creeds which originated in the ancient church, the Apostles' Creed, the Nicene Creed, and the Athanasian Creed. The Book of Concord is the final authority (along with The Holy Bible, of course) of what it means to be a Lutheran. It includes Martin Luther's Large and Small Catechisms of , the Augsburg Confession of , and other many other materials that It is difficult to critique or rate something like this, as it is more a prayerbook and /5. Jul 27,  · The Book of Concord: Or the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church (Classic Reprint) [Lutheran Church] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Church s Confessions of Faith are its authorized declarations on subjects concerning which its teaching has been misunderstood or misrepresented4/5(1). Although Luther's Small Catechism (in ) and the Augsburg Confession and its Apology (in by Richard Taverner) were translated into English already in the sixteenth century, no English translation of the entire Book of Concord appeared before , when one was issued in Virginia. H.E. Jacob's translation appeared in

Commissioned in , this translation of The Book of Concord brings a new generation of scholarship and sensitivities to bear on the foundational texts of Lutheran identity. The fifth English translation since , this edition succeeds that edited by Theodore Tappert published in by Muhlenburg Press. The Book of Concord: The Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church “People’s Edition”, By Authority of the General Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America Edited by Henry Eyster Jacobs, D.D. LL.D, D.S.T. NORTON PROFESSOR OF SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY IN THE LUTHERAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AT PHILADELPHIA. Philadelphia. The Book of Concord is the authoritative collection of the Lutheran Church’s statements of faith. It contains documents which Lutheran Christians have used since the sixteenth century to explain, defend, and advance their witness to the truth of God’s Word. The excellent Book of Concord website provides free access to the entire public-domain Bente/Dau text. This website is intended primarily to supplement that one by providing free access to the public-domain Henkel text of the Augsburg Confession, the Apology, and the Treatise, along with new translations from the German of their prefaces and.