Martin Luther founded the first German Lutheran churches following the split from the Roman Catholic Church. The churches adopted their theology from the Augsburg Confession, a document written by Philipp Melanchthon on June 25, 1530, to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.
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Martin Luther, Philipp Melanchthon
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Lutheran Church. Martin Luther founded Lutheranism, a Protestant religious denomination, during the 1500s. … He originally intended only to reform Roman Catholicism, but he formed his own religious faith, Lutheranism, once the Pope excommunicated him from the Catholic Church.
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Lutheranism as a religious movement originated in the early 16th century Holy Roman Empire as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church.
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The Lutheran Church – 15 Facts To Know About Martin Luther, Lutheran History and Beliefs. Crosswalk.com …