Lutherans in North America

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Fortress Press, 1975 - 584 strani
This book gives today's Lutherans a sense of heritage, identity and continuity, a sense of self-understanding. Readers will see themselves as part of a family. They can identify with the struggles, hopes, and frustrations of wave after wave of immigrants adapting to the strange new world of America and at the same time trying to preserve all they had known and loved and brought with them from the homeland. The genius of the entire volume is that it points beyond family memories to an ongoing and continuing life of which we and our children are a living part. Contributors: Theodore G. Tappert, Eugene Fevold, Fred W. Meuser, H. George Anderson, August R. Suelflow, and E. Clifford Nelson.
 

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Colonists on the Hudson and the Delaware
4
German Colonists on the Atlantic Seaboard
2
Laymen Ministers and Church Organization
Colonists in Church and in Society
17
II The Early National Period
22
Achieving identity
24
The Crisis Years 18001817
38
Synodical Growth and the General Synod 18171840
The Broadening Work of the Church
The Theological Scene
10
Merger Developments Americanization
18
V Facing the Twentieth Century
Business as UsualAlmost 19001917
Celebration War and the Great Change
4
The Twenties Continued Change at a Slower Pace
12
VI The New Shape of Lutheranism

Doctrine and Practice 182040
13
III Following the Frontier
To the Promised Land
Expansion and Concern
12
Sectionalism Conflict and Synthesis
9
IV Coming of Age
Reaching the ImmigrantHome Missions
The Depression Theology and Church Relations
The Church in War and in Peace
11
The Struggle for Union
10
American Lutheranism to the 1970s
4
Index
24
Supplement to The Lutherans in North America
9
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Priljubljeni odlomki

Stran 9 - Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of aliens, who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize us instead of our Anglifying them, and will never adopt our language or customs any more than they can acquire our complexion?
Stran 7 - No religion is publicly exercised but the Calvinist, and orders are to admit none but Calvinists, but this is not observed ; for there are in the Colony besides the Calvinists, Catholics, English Puritans, Lutherans, Anabaptists, here called Mnistes, &c., &c.

O avtorju (1975)

E. Clifford Nelson is Professor of Religion at St. Olaf College.

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