Evangelical Catholicity: The Lutheran Tradition

Robert J. Marshall

Article Type: Face to Face

Publication Date: 7/1/1989

Paired Article (Face to Face): Evangelical Catholicity: A Lutheran Faction

Issue: The Finality of Christ (Vol. 9, No 3, Summer, 1989)

It was the impact of pietistic individualism and enlightenment liberalism that weakened the Lutheran consciousness of being catholic. With the confessional revival in the late nineteenth century and the renewed interest in historical roots, the catholic nature of the Lutheran movement began to be rediscovered.

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