SKU (ISBN): 9780810009769
Binding: Cloth Text
Publisher: Northwestern Publishing House
The first and only complete history of the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference of North America. This Conference played a major role in the development of American Lutheranism for 90 years. Conference members included Lutheran church bodies of the Midwestern section of the United States. There is a detailed account of the background of each of the member synods of the Conference, its founding, early struggles and its joint endeavors in education, missions, and publishing. One-third of the book is devoted to describing the confessional struggle within the Synodical Conference that finally led to its dissolution in the 1960s.