We Say That We Are Lutherans

Julius Carroll

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2011

Issue: Slavery and Race (Vol. 31, No 2, Spring, 2011)

Currently, the baptized membership in the ELCA of people of African descent stands at about 54,000. They share a long and honorable history, beginning already in the seventeenth century—a history that deserves to be known more fully among Lutherans and other American Christians of all ethnic backgrounds.

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