Dr. Cameron A. MacKenzie, Professor of Historical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the Presentation of the Augsburg Confession (which we commemorate on June 25), including the cultural and political context leading up to the Diet of Augsburg, what the Diet of Augsburg was and why it became necessary, how the Confessors prepared for this Diet in 1530, and the significance of what happened during the Diet.
Read more about this important historical event at lutheranreformation.org/history/presentation-augsburg-confession and ilc-online.org/2021/06/25/confessing-the-faith-reflections-on-the-presentation-of-the-augsburg-confession.
Featured image: Konfessionsbild, “Presentation of the Augsburg Confession”, St. Johannis, Schweinfurt. By MonandowitschDerivative work MagentaGreen – This file was derived from: Johanniskirche 2 001.JPG:, CC BY-SA 3.0, commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=58303971
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