Lutheranism vs Reformed - What's the difference?

lutheranism | reformed |


As a noun lutheranism

is the christian denomination based on the beliefs and doctrines developed by and his immediate followers.

As an adjective reformed is

of the whole body of protestant churches originating in the reformation, or, in a more restricted sense, of those who separated from (martin luther) on the doctrine of consubstantiation, etc, and carried the reformation, as they claimed, to a higher point.

lutheranism

Noun

(-)
  • The Christian denomination based on the beliefs and doctrines developed by and his immediate followers.
  • Hypernyms

    * Protestantism

    Meronyms

    * pietism

    See also

    * Lutheran English eponyms

    reformed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (reform)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Corrected; amended; restored to purity or excellence; said, specifically, of the whole body of Protestant churches originating in the Reformation, or, in a more restricted sense, of those who separated from (Martin Luther) on the doctrine of consubstantiation, etc., and carried the Reformation, as they claimed, to a higher point.
  • * Macaulay
  • The town was one of the strongholds of the Reformed faith.
  • Amended in character and life.
  • a reformed gambler or drunkard
  • (UK, military, of an officer) Retained in service on half or full pay after the disbandment of the company or troop.