We embark on the epic story that is the creation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri. In this episode, we begin in mid-1800s Saxony and Prussia, focusing on the Prussian Union. What prompted the immigration from Saxony to the United States in the mid-1800s? What are rationalism and unionism, and how did these deeply affect Lutherans in the German states?
Rev. Dr. Cameron A. MacKenzie, Professor of Historical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, joins Andy and Sarah for our nine-episode series on the History of the LCMS. Find more from Dr. Mackenzie at video.ctsfw.edu.
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