--- In LutheransLookingEast@yahoogroups.com
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> --- In LutheransLookingEast@yahoogroups.com, "jfowl100"
> > I am looking for a book or article that does a good job of
> > and contrasting Lutheran and Eastern Orthodox beliefs.
> > Any suggestions?
> > Thanks.
> You might just want to get a copy of an Orthodox Catechism and
> it to a Lutheran Catechism.
> Each has concise statements about specific issues/doctrines of the
In my opinion: The reason why it may be so hard to "compare and
contrast" may be because of the way the "articles of faith" are
Lutherens have the Book of Concord and "that's the way it is."
Orthodoxy, on the other hand, says (in my experience) "as long as it
does not run contrary to the Bible, Councils and the Holy Fathers,
it is acceptable. Orthodoxy has a lot more leeway for different
experiences in "personal encounters with God" (The Apophatic Way.)