Lutheran


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Lu·ther·an

 (lo͞o′thər-ən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the religious doctrines of Martin Luther, especially the doctrine of justification by faith alone.
2. Of or relating to the Protestant denomination adhering to these doctrines.
n.
A member of the Lutheran Church.

Lu′ther·an·ism, Lu′ther·ism n.

Lutheran

(ˈluːθərən)
n
(Protestantism) a follower of Martin Luther or a member of a Lutheran Church
adj
1. (Protestantism) of or relating to Luther or his doctrines, the most important being justification by faith alone, consubstantiation, and the authority of the Bible
2. (Protestantism) of or denoting any Protestant Church that follows Luther's doctrines
ˈLutheranism n

Lu•ther•an

(ˈlu θər ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Luther, adhering to his doctrines, or belonging to one of the Protestant churches that bear his name.
n.
2. a follower of Luther or an adherent of his doctrines; a member of the Lutheran Church.
Lu′ther•an•ism n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lutheran - follower of LutheranismLutheran - follower of Lutheranism    
Lutheran Church - the Protestant denomination adhering to the views of Martin Luther
adherent, disciple - someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
Adj.1.Lutheran - of or pertaining to Martin Luther or his teachings; "the Lutheran doctrine of justification by faith alone"
2.Lutheran - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of the Protestant Church adhering to the views of Luther; "Lutheran doctrines"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Translations

Lutheran

[ˈluːθərən]
A. ADJluterano
B. Nluterano/a m/f

Lutheran

adjlutherisch
nLutheraner(in) m(f)

Lutheran

[ˈluːθrn] adj & nluterano/a
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Says he's married, naturalized citizen, Lutheran Church, die- cutter by profession.
Now, for the sake of his German he had been accustomed on Sunday mornings to attend the Lutheran service, but when Hayward arrived he began instead to go with him to Mass.
Bulstrode insisted, as he was apt to do, on the Lutheran doctrine of justification, as that by which a Church must stand or fall, Dr.
Henry Galbraith, a well-known and highly esteemed Lutheran minister, arrived on foot at his house, a mile and a half from the Deluse place.
The gloomy gardener happened to be ill in bed, and the assistant was at vespers-- as Lutheran Germany calls afternoon tea or its equivalent-- so the nurse filled up the holes as well as she could with mould, burying the crushed and mangled roses, cheated for ever of their hopes of summer glory, and I stood by looking on dejectedly.
Martin Luther translated twenty of these fables, and was urged by Melancthon to complete the whole; while Gottfried Arnold, the celebrated Lutheran theologian, and librarian to Frederick I, king of Prussia, mentions that the great Reformer valued the Fables of Aesop next after the Holy Scriptures.
And there were ministers of many creeds, - pastors of great, gilt- edged congregations, at the seaside for a rest, with shepherds of the regular work, - from the priests of the Church on the Hill to bush-bearded ex-sailor Lutherans, hail-fellow with the men of a score of boats.
Lutherans, who affirmed the presence everywhere of Christ's body were
Peter), Martin (the Lutherans and the Church of England, named from Martin Luther), and Jack (the Dissenters, who followed John Calvin); but a great part of the book is made up of irrelevant introductions and digressions in which Swift ridicules various absurdities, literary and otherwise, among them the very practice of digressions.
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