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Gospel Reductionism.

Defined by LCMS Commission on Theology and Ch. Relations as use of the Gospel as the norm of theol. in such a way as to suggest that considerable freedom should be allowed within the ch. in matters that are not an explicit part of the Gospel.

Gospel and Scripture: The Interrelationship of the Material and Formal Principles in Lutheran Theology (n. p., November 1972), p. 4.


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