William Julius Mann "A Plea for the Augsburg Confession"

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In 1855 an pamphlet was distributed around the General Synod of the Lutherans in this country.  This pamphlet included, among other things, an american re-write of the Augsburg Confession.  It caused quite a bit of discussion and protest, and in the end was rejected by almost all Lutherans.

The most well known attack on it was delivered by Phillip Schaff's old college roommate - William Julius Mann.  His response is a focused critique as well as an invitation to understand why the Augsburg Confession is so important to us Lutherans.

The text used is based on that of http://www.archive.org/details/apleafortheaugs00mannuoft.  I have added a few links to the Lutheran Confessions based on the current standard translation, as well as a few links to Luther's Works.

SDG

Ken McGuire

The Gospel is not ... a "new law," on the contrary, ... a "new life." - William Julius Mann

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Milford Charles Murray | Forum Activity | Replied: Sun, Sep 11 2011 5:50 AM

Peace to you, Ken!

                      Thank you so very much!                   Will be reading this later today with great relish!              *smile*

God bless you for your Labours for Him and for sharing with us...........

Philippians 4:  4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. 5 Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand..........

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Gerald Kapanka | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Sep 14 2011 7:09 AM

Thank you for using the time the Lord has given you to aid the Church with these resources. God give you His Peace.

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Ken McGuire | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Sep 14 2011 2:07 PM

Gerald Kapanka:

Thank you for using the time the Lord has given you to aid the Church with these resources. God give you His Peace.

To be honest, I would rather have a job - I have been unemployed for too long...  But glad to use the time for something.

The Gospel is not ... a "new law," on the contrary, ... a "new life." - William Julius Mann

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Updated this one as well to us type links

The Gospel is not ... a "new law," on the contrary, ... a "new life." - William Julius Mann

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The main reason for this update is that Logos has an official edition of Schmucker's American Lutheran Church, and so I started looking at my older PB's for links to it.  While I was at it, I added a few more language tags, corrected a few missing itallics, and made the footnotes use the original marker (*) instead of numbers, and managed the headings a bit and a few other minor tweeks.

SDG

The Gospel is not ... a "new law," on the contrary, ... a "new life." - William Julius Mann

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Milford Charles Murray | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Feb 18 2014 7:19 AM

Thanks, Ken!             *smile*                           Peace and Blessings to you!                Much appreciated!              SDG ....     Yes!

Philippians 4:  4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. 5 Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand..........

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