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Encyclopedia > The Book of Concord

The Book of Concord was published in 1580 and is a compilation of Lutheran beliefs. It and related documents can be found at Project Wittenberg. (http://iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/wittenberg/wittenberg-home.html) The Book of Concord contains: The Three Ecumenical Creeds (the Apostles Creed, the Nicene Creed, the Athanasian Creed), The Augsburg Confession from 1530, Apology of the Augsburg Confession, The Small Catechism of Martin Luther from 1530, The Large Catechism of Martin Luther from 1530, The Smalcald Articles of Martin Luther from 1537, the Treatise on the Power and Primacy of the Pope from 1537, Epitome of the Formula of Concord, and Thorough Declaration of the Formula of Concord.

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  • The Book of Concord in PDF (http://www.logia.org/books.htm) - Digital Books LOGIA

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Book of Concord - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (399 words)
The Book of Concord or Concordia is a compilation of the major theological documents of early Lutheranism.
The book was first published on June 25, 1580, fifty years after the presentation of the Augsburg Confession to Emperor Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg.
The Book of Concord compiles the important Lutheran confessional documents, that is, documents that summarize and interpret the teachings of the Bible.
The Book of Concord -- What is a Lutheran? (1574 words)
The largest document in the Book of Concord, its longest chapter, is devoted to the most important truth of the Christian faith: the doctrine of justification by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone.
After much debate and struggle, the Formula of Concord in 1577 put an end to these doctrinal controversies and the Lutheran Church was able to move ahead united in what it believed, taught and confessed.
Concord is a word that means, "harmony." The Formula of Concord was summarized in a version known as the "Epitome" of the Formula of Concord.
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