What does lutheran mean?

lutheran meaning in General Dictionary

One who accepts or adheres to the doctrines of Luther or the Lutheran Church

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  • Of or pertaining to Luther adhering to the doctrines of Luther or the Lutheran Church
  • of or pertaining to Martin Luther or their teachings
  • follower of Lutheranism
  • of or pertaining to or characteristic associated with the part of Protestant Church sticking with the views of Luther
  • Of or regarding Luther; staying with the doctrines of Luther or perhaps the Lutheran Church.
  • a person who allows or adheres into the doctrines of Luther or the Lutheran Church.

lutheran meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1521, from name of German religious reformer Martin Luther (1483-1546); utilized by Catholics 16c. in mention of all Protestants, no matter sect. Associated: Lutheranism.


lutheran meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or regarding Luther; staying with the doctrines of Luther or even the Church.

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  • (letter.) One who accepts or adheres to the doctrines of Luther and/or Church.

Sentence Examples with the word lutheran

HANS NIELSEN HAUGE (1771-1824), Norwegian Lutheran divine, was born in the parish of Thuno, Norway, on the 3rd of April 1771, the son of a peasant.

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