Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia





Los von Rom

(Ger. “away from Rome” or “free from Rome”). Movement away from Rome. The term (said to have been coined 1897 by a student in Vienna) designates various attempts to effect widespread defections from RCm, esp. in the Ger. provinces of the Austrian empire. The latter form began as a pol. movement but soon drew in religious elements to serve its purposes of nationalism and spread to countries including Belg., Ceylon, Fr., Mex., Poland; its effects are still in evidence.


Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission

Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod


Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.

Content Reproduced with Permission

Stay Connected! Join the LCMS Network:

Contact Us Online
800-248-1930
(Staff Switchboard)
888-843-5267
(Church Info Center)
1333 S Kirkwood Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122-7226 | Directions

 

Featured Publication

The Lutheran Witness

LCMS Communications

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.
Visit TLW Online