By Martin Chemnitz,Jakob Andreae,Jacob Corzine
The Chemnitz-Andreae Church Order indicates not just what those that confessed the Augsburg Confession believed, yet how the Lutheran Reformation placed that religion into motion and passed down the religion through orderly worship, church governance, and schooling. this article is important for keeping off misinterpretations of the Lutheran Confessions and the Reformation as a complete. realizing the particular churchly perform of second-generation reformers Martin Chemnitz and Jacob Andreae is important with a view to positioned their biblical educating and confession into context. It additionally might encourage new options for the church’s difficulties concerning Christian schooling, formation of Christians to admit opposed to worldly affects, and congregational leadership.
This paintings involves components: the physique of Doctrine and the time table (or Church Order). The physique of Doctrine is a precursor to the formulation of harmony (1577). The time table bargains with various themes, such as:
- Order of liturgy for Sundays, Weekdays, and different providers and pastoral functions
- Liturgical music
- Call technique for pastors
- Church governance, the workplace of church superintendent, synodical assemblies, and consistories
- Marriage and divorce
- Office of schoolmaster
- Monastery colleges (how former monasteries have been positioned to reliable use after the Reformation)
- Alms and church-sponsored social welfare
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Chemnitzs Works: Church Order (Chemnitz's Works) by Martin Chemnitz,Jakob Andreae,Jacob Corzine