Confirmation: The Theological Issues for Lutherans

Timothy F. Lull

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/1991

Issue: Confirmation (Vol. 11, No 4, Fall, 1991)

Clearly confirmation can be many things, and might even one day disappear as a pattern of instruction and rite of passage for adolescent Christians. But what theologically is at stake for Lutherans in any new proposals that might be addressed? This paper tries to underscore three Lutheran commitments that need to be maintained in any agenda for the renewal or reformation of confirmation ministry.

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