Reprinted from The Book of Concord.
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1] In the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and, below, in the Twentieth Article, they condemn us, for teaching that men obtain remission of sins not because of their own merits, but freely for Christ's sake, through faith in Christ. [They reject quite stubbornly both these statements.] For they condemn us both for denying that men obtain remission of sins. The Augsburg Confession: The Concordia Reader's Edition offers you the chance to read and study the Augsburg Confession in an edition designed with the lay reader in mind. You will find a comprehensive introduction and explanation of why and /5(4). Augsburg Confession, Latin Confessio Augustana, the 28 articles that constitute the basic confession of the Lutheran churches, presented J , in German and Latin at the Diet of Augsburg to the emperor Charles V by seven Lutheran princes and two imperial free cities. The principal author was the Reformer Philipp Melanchthon, who drew on earlier Lutheran . Whether you are a Scandinavian Lutheran who relies solely on the Augsburg Confession or a confessional Lutheran who upholds the entire Book of Concord you will find this to be an extremely helpful introduction to the AC. Grane explains the theology and background behind the terse statements of each article of the AC/5(8).
In this th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, it seemed an ideal time to revisit the primary Lutheran confession of faith. Largely the work of Philip Melanchthon, Justus Jonas, and Johannes Bugenhagen, the 28 articles of the Confession were presented by the Lutheran princes and representatives of the "free cities" of Germany to the Diet of Augsburg and set forth what /5. V of the Augsburg Confession treats it; second, in a concrete way, when the persons are considered who minister in this holy office, as Art. XIV of the Augsburg Confession treats it." Luther puts it this way in his Schwabach Articles, from which Article 5 . The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod Inc., including Mission Central (in Mapleton, Iowa), is an IRS registered (c)(3) tax-exempt charity. A contribution designated (restricted) for a specific purpose when accepted, will be used only to fund expenses related to that purpose. The Unaltered Augsburg Confession and the Book of Concord Holy Trinity along with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America [ELCA] of which it is a member, "accepts the Unaltered Augsburg Confession as a true witness to the Gospel, acknowledging as one with it in faith and doctrine all churches that likewise accept the teachings of the Unaltered Augsburg Confession.".
This volume assembles an incredible number of source documents together so that one might have a thorough historical understanding of the Augsburg Confession and its significance to the Lutheran Church and the Christian Church as a whole. Confession • Confutation • Apology [Defense] Outline The Confession of Faith which was submitted to His Imperial Majesty Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg in the year by certain princes and cities. I will speak of thy testimonies before kings, and will not be put to shame. — Psalm Ed. The outline for the Apology, or “defense,” of the Augsburg Confession has two sets of numbers. Neither set is fully in order because of the way Melanchthon responded to the issues presented by the Pontifical Confutation (see introduction above). The numbers on the left generally correspond with the articles of the Augsburg Confession. The Augsburg Confession The confession of faith, which was submitted to His Imperial Majesty Charles V at the diet of Augsburg in the year Language: English: LoC Class: BX: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Christianity: Churches, Church movements: Subject: Lutheran Church -- Doctrines Subject: Theology, Doctrinal Category: Text: EBook-No.