Definition of Lutheran

1. Noun. Follower of Lutheranism.

Group relationships: Lutheran Church
Generic synonyms: Adherent, Disciple



2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Martin Luther or his teachings. "The Lutheran doctrine of justification by faith alone"
Partainyms: Luther

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of the Protestant Church adhering to the views of Luther. "Lutheran doctrines"
Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Partainyms: Lutheran Church

Definition of Lutheran

1. a. Of or pertaining to Luther; adhering to the doctrines of Luther or the Lutheran Church.

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

Definition of Lutheran

1. Adjective. Of the Lutheran church, as opposed to a Catholic church. ¹

2. Noun. A member of any of the Christian churches of which identify with the theology of Martin Luther. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lutheran

Lushootseed
Lushun
Lusitania
Lusitanian
Lusitanians
Luso-
Luso-Hispanic
Lusoga
Lusophone
Lusophones
Lusophonic
Luta
Lutetia
Luther
Luther Burbank
Lutheran
Lutheran Church
Lutheranism
Lutheranist
Lutherans
Lutherism
Lutherist
Lutherists
Lutjanidae
Lutjanus
Lutjanus analis
Lutjanus apodus
Lutjanus blackfordi
Lutjanus griseus
Luton

Literary usage of Lutheran

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"This academic act has been generally looked upon as the inaugural act of the lutheran Reformation, so much so, that 31 October is to this day celebrated by ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"He was graduated from Pennsylvania College (1844), and the Theological Seminary of his native town (1847); and served the lutheran congregations at ..."

3. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1918)
"Great preparations had been made for the observance of the lutheran ... The goal of endeavour set was 500000 new members for lutheran churches, ..."

4. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"But the sheep were scattered before the arrival (1741) of the patriarch of the lutheran Church in America, Heinrich Melchior Muhlenberg, who in 1748, ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"It was perhaps as well that the State and not the lutheran Church exercised coercive functions, for the rigour applied by lutheran Princes to dissident ..."

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