Religion: Lutheran Heresy (Contd.)

"Mention 'Lutheran' anywhere in America to this day, and the commonest memory association word is 'heresy.' " Thus, in a confidential letter to ministers of the United Lutheran Church in America, President Franklin Clark Fry reluctantly began to egg-walk his way last week through the issue raised by the heresy trials of three Northwest Synod members. The Rev. George Crist Jr., 31, and the Rev. Victor Wrigley, 36, had been convicted of heresy by a synod trial committee in not subscribing to certain articles of faith, e.g., the Virgin Birth, the miracles and...

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