Arthur Simon

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Theology (Th.M)


Historical Theology

First Advisor

Arthur Klinck

Scripture References in this Resource

Genesis 9:1-7; Jeremiah 22:13; James 5:4; 1 Peter 2:11-20; Acts 5:29; Romans 13: 1-7; 1 Peter 2:13-14; Romans 13:4


The primary aim of this thesis is to give a description of the social and political thinking within The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod during the years 1920 to 1955. Obviously the purpose is more than that, however, since few people are interested in describing simply for description's sake. The implication is that such a description has to do with a crucial area in the theology and life of the Church. This in turn implies that even a description can serve the useful purpose of giving a better understanding of what has been thought and why it has been thought,. and can:, therefore. help to indicate a direction for thinking and acting in the future.

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