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Altona Confession

(“Altonaer Bekenntnis”; “Wort und Bekenntnis Altonaer Pastoren in der Not und Verwirrung des öffentlichen Lebens”). Issued January 11, 1933, by pastors of Altona (now part of Hamburg), Ger., to give guidelines for Christian life on basis of Scripture in the confusing pol. situation; its 5 arts. deal with ch., boundaries for human behavior (Grenzen des Menschen), state, duties of the state, God's commandments; harbinger of things to come in Confessing* Ch. and Kirchenkampf.*

Lutherische Moonatshefte, VII (1968), 181–184.

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