Book of Concord

The Lutheran Confessions of Faith can be found at a number of the websites listed here. They are officially contained in The Book of Concord, edited and translated by Theodore G. Tappert (Fortress Press 1959), and include the following:

  • “The Apostles’ Creed” (2nd century AD) 
  • “The Nicene Creed” (325,381 AD) 
  • “The Athanasian Creed” (6th – 8th century AD) 
  • Luther’s Small Catechism (1529) view
  • Luther’s Large Catechism (1529) view
  • “The Augsburg Confession” (1530) view
  • “The Apology of the Augsburg Confession” (1531) (as used here, the word “apology” means “in defense of”) view
  • “The Smalcald Articles” (1536) view
  • “Treatise on the Power and Primacy of the Pope” (1537) view
  • “The Formula of Concord” (1577) view