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The Lutheran denomination is a branch of Christianity identified with the teachings of 16th century reformer, Martin Luther, who played an integral part in launching the Protestant Reformation. The split between the Lutherans and the Roman Catholic Church arose chiefly over the doctrine of justification before God. Lutherans retain may of the pre-Reformation liturgical practices and beliefs.



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