Confessio Augustana

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Confessio Augustana
Stained Glass in Speyer, Germany
Date June 25, 1530
Languages German, Latin
Wikipedia Augsburg Confession

Confessio Augustana is the latin name for The Augsburg Confession, also known as the Augustan Confession. It is one of the central themes of the May Day Mystery.

The Confessio Augustana is the primary confession of faith of the Lutheran Church and one of the most important documents of the Lutheran Reformation. The Augsburg Confession was written in both German and Latin and was presented by a number of German rulers and free-cities at the Diet of Augsburg on 25 June 1530. The Holy Roman Emperor Charles V had called on the Princes and Free Territories in Germany to explain their religious convictions in an attempt to restore religious and political unity in the Holy Roman Empire and rally support against the Turkish invasion. It is the fourth document contained in the Lutheran Book of Concord. Source: Wikipedia