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Augsburg Confession

Augsburg Confession. A summary of the Christian faith drawn up during the Reformation for the Diet of Augsburg, and presented to the emperor Charles V. It was written by Luther, Melanchthon, and two others. A final authorized text was issued, to create the document which remains of foundational importance in Lutheranism. The first twenty-one articles deal with similarities and dissimilarities between Lutherans and Roman Catholics, the last seven with abuses in the existing church.

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Augsburg Confession

Augsburg Confession (1530) Summation of the Lutheran faith, presented to Emperor Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg. Its 28 articles were formulated from earlier Lutheran statements principally by Philip Melanchthon. It was denounced by the Roman Catholic Church, but became a model for later Protestant creeds.

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Augsburg Confession

Augsburg Confession a summary of the Christian faith, forming the basis of the Lutheran Church, which was drawn up mainly by Melancthon and approved by Luther before being presented to the Emperor Charles V at Augsburg on 25 June 1530.

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Augsburg Confession

Augsburg Confession: see creed4.

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