- of or relating to Luther, adhering to his doctrines, or belonging to one of the Protestant churches that bear his name.
- a follower of Luther or an adherent of his doctrines; a member of the Lutheran Church.
Origin of Lutheran
Examples from the Web for lutheran
Reinke lost his pulpit and was drummed out of the conservative Missouri Synod of the Lutheran denomination.The Pastor Who Scandalized His Town
October 8, 2014
A similar struggle is under way in the Lutheran, Presbyterian and Methodist denominations.The Faith-Based Big Tent
March 9, 2014
Keith had gone to Lutheran services last week and found a pleasant enough crowd there.BP Makes Friends
June 21, 2010
He explained to the defendant that he attended Episcopal and Lutheran services.Kafka Meets Comedy Central in Guantanamo
October 31, 2008
Name the particular creeds or confessions of the Lutheran Church?
The name Lutheran was first given to our Church by her enemies.
After a while his followers formed a Church of their own which was called Lutheran.Introductory American History
Henry Eldridge Bourne
The chorales, fifteen in number, as has already been said, were taken from the Lutheran service.The Standard Oratorios
George P. Upton
Lutheran soldiers had played their part in the sack of Rome.History of the English People, Volume III (of 8)
John Richard Green
- a follower of Martin Luther or a member of a Lutheran Church
- of or relating to Luther or his doctrines, the most important being justification by faith alone, consubstantiation, and the authority of the Bible
- of or denoting any Protestant Church that follows Luther's doctrines
Word Origin and History for lutheran
1521, from name of German religious reformer Martin Luther (1483-1546); used by Catholics 16c. in reference to all Protestants, regardless of sect. Related: Lutheranism.