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Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod: Quiz


Question 1: WELS is in fellowship with the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS), a smaller denomination based in south-central ________, and is a member of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC), a worldwide organization of Lutheran church bodies.
MinnesotaMinneapolis – Saint PaulNorth DakotaSaint Paul, Minnesota

Question 2: It is the third largest Lutheran denomination in the United States, following ________ (ELCA) and Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (LCMS).
Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheranism by regionHigh Church LutheranismLutheranism

Question 3: It thus practices fellowship with a handful of other ________ denominations.
Christian denominationMainline (Protestant)Confessing MovementLutheranism

Question 4: In 2008, 37% of ELCA pastors were found to support ________.
Same-sex marriageSame-sex unionDomestic partnershipCivil union

Question 5: [19] This identification of the Antichrist with the Pope is part of traditional Protestant ________ historicism.
PremillennialismCovenant theologyAmillennialismSecond Coming

Question 6: The ELCA, on the other hand, has been open to ________ of Biblical interpretation which seek to understand the scriptures with primary reference to historical and social context.
New TestamentHigher criticismBibleBiblical canon

Question 7: Differences from LCMS (________)
High Church LutheranismWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran Church–Missouri SynodLutheranism

Question 8: As of 2006, it had a baptized membership of over 395,000 in more than 1,200 congregations in all 50 ________ and 4 provinces of Canada.
ConnecticutColoradoU.S. stateMassachusetts

Question 9: The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) is a North American Confessional Lutheran denomination of ________.
EcumenismBaptistChristianityChristian denomination

Question 10: Differences from ELCA (________)
LutheranismLutheranism by regionHigh Church LutheranismEvangelical Lutheran Church in America


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