How many Lutheran terms can you identify?
Are you a Lutheran? Did you grow up in the Lutheran tradition? Did you study the teachings of Martin Luther? Do you know the stories of how the Lutheran church came to be? Do you know all the terminology having to do with the faith? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, and consider yourself an exemplary Lutheran, then this is the quiz for you!
Lutheranism is a sect of Christianity that traces its interpretation of the Christian religion to the teachings of Martin Luther and the 16th-century movements that issued from his reforms. It is one of the five major branches of Protestantism, but it is not a single entity. Globally, there are some 140 Lutheran church bodies—at the beginning of the 21st century, there were more than 65 million Lutherans worldwide, making Lutheranism the second largest Protestant denomination, after the Baptist churches. If you're a Lutheran in good standing, you should be able to ace this quiz on Lutheran terminology. Think you have what it takes? There's only one way to know for sure!
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