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John W.O. Brenner, "A Six-Foot Ramrod of Lutheran Conservatism": The Right Man for the Right Time for the Wisconsin Synod Among Intersynodical Relations
Fellowship issues have always been hard topics to address in a country that likes to compromise. This thesis examines the events that led up to the LCMS/WELS split and how President John W. O. Brenner dealt with those ...
The Lutheran Church Responds to Conflict: The Civil War and Its Issues in Nineteenth Century America
The American Civil War had profound effect on those who experienced it. Over 600,000 succumbed to disease and warfare as a young nation struggled to define itself amid the day’s most pressing questions. Should slavery ...
The Lutherans East of the Marsh: An Historical and Ministerial Evaluation of the Wisconsin Synod Lutherans in Northeastern Dodge County, Wisconsin
The purpose of this paper two-fold: The first purpose is to understand the historical circumstances that led to a high concentration of Lutheran congregations being established in northeastern Dodge County, Wisconsin, and ...