calendar October 15, 2015 in Bishop messages, ELCA

Bishop Eaton: What is ‘Lutheran’?

What is ‘Lutheran’? Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton asks this question in her October column for The Lutheran. What we eat, what hymns we sing, what jokes we tell, what color we are … none of this binds us together or makes us Lutheran, she says. Our theology must define us. And it’s all about God’s grace, and our particular way of understanding the Jesus story.

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