meaning of augsburg confession

augsburg confession meaning in General Dictionary

the document drawn up in 1555 to defend the catholicity of Lutheran doctrine and justify innovations in Lutheran practice; remains in effect today

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The Augsburg Confession and Luther's Short Catechism may therefore be said to contain the distinctive principles which all Lutherans are bound to maintain, but, as the principal controversies of the Lutheran church all arose after the publication of the Augsburg Confession and among those who had accepted it, it does not contain all that is distinctively Lutheran.

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