Date of Award

8-1-1970

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Sacred Theology (STM)

Department

Exegetical Theology

First Advisor

Carl Meyer

Scripture References in this Resource

Isaiah 42:1-4; Isaiah 49:1-6; Isaiah 50:4-9; Isaiah 52:13-53; Exodus 12:38; Leviticus 24:10; Numbers 10:29-32; Judges 1:16; Judges 4:11; Numbers 32:12; Joshua 14:13-14; Judges 1:10-20; Joshua 15:13; Joshua 15:16-19; Jude 12:6; Genesis 27:39-40; 1 Kings 11:14-22; 2 Samuel 8:6; 2 Samuel 8:1-18; 2 Samuel 10:1-19; 2 Samuel 12:26-31; 2 Samuel 5:11; 1 Kings 9:26-28; 1 Kings 10:22,28-29; 2 Samuel 3:1; 2 Samuel 4:5-8; 2 Samuel 16:7; 2 Samuel 21:1-9; 2 Samuel 20:1-3; 1 Kings 12:19; Genesis 2:4b; Numbers 25:5

Abstract

The scope of this study is to identify the positions or the three major Lutheran synods in America regarding their understanding of ordination. They are the Lutheran Church in America, The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod, and The American Lutheran Church. An important part of the study is an assessment of the positions held by the antecedent synods that merged to form the present. synodical alignments.

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