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Lutheran is the oldest Protestant denomination designation. The establishment (and not on purpose at the outset), and Martin Luther, a German monk and university professor known as against the publication of the messages, in fact, 95 Indulging in 1517. Luther considered incompatible with the Bible and Church, the current practice, as well as the corruption and ill-treatment that the (Catholic), and the church, and called for reform, not division. When it became clear that this is impossible, he continued to disseminate its teachings in spite of the deprivation and threats to his life.

Martin Luther to study the rescue comes the grace of God and faith in Christ alone, and many of the rituals of the church is not only unnecessary, but a stumbling block of salvation. He rejected the tradition of this intermediary role of priests, priestly celibacy and the Latin liturgy and the Bible and transubstantiation and purgatory called the Bible is available, to be secular in their own language.

Despite the rejection of a number of medieval Catholicism, Luther did not accept all aspects of church practice, and not incompatible with the Bible. Some of the other Protestant groups, on the other, the rejection of all the Catholic tradition does not provide expressly that the Holy Bible. Therefore, the Lutheran churches are usually more of a Catholic "look and feel" than with the off-grandchild.

Those who follow the teachings of Luther, "Lutherans" their opponents, and agreed to the terms of the same name. Lutheran deployed in Germany and the Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland and Denmark). Now, Germany is still predominantly Lutheran and the Lutheran State Church of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland. Eighty-one percent of the population are members of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church in Finland.

In the 17 century, Lutherans have begun their migration to the United States, with the language and culture, and the Lutheran faith. The amount of the Lutheran movement grew around it started together, "Church Synods or bodies.

January 1, 1988, and three campuses in the U.S., the American Lutheran Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Church in America, have merged to become the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

In August 1997, ELCA Union fully with the United Church of Christ, and the reform of the Church, the Church and grandson in the United States of America. 2 ELCA also decided that the differences between him and the Roman Catholic Church in matters of life-saving is to a large extent.
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