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« on: February 01, 2014, 11:04:11 AM »

I hear the word "unionism", not often but every once in a while; for example, Lutherans in the LCMS have their "Renunciation of unionism and syncretism".

I'm just wondering if anyone here has any thoughts regarding how to understand that term? (When I say thoughts, I'm not looking for a dictionary, which I already have. Also, I'm hoping this won't turn into a "Unionism means mixing the goodness and truth or Orthodoxy with the badness and falsity of Roman Catholicism" kind of thread.)

Thanks in advance!
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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2014, 03:57:02 AM »

Sounds just like a generic term for uniting all churches to one, to at least an informal recognition
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2014, 09:18:42 AM »

My brain thinks of the steelworkers or miners in the early 20th century rather than religion with that term.
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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2014, 09:19:50 AM »

My brain thinks of the steelworkers or miners in the early 20th century rather than religion with that term.

Coming from a lineage of tradesmen, that's what I think as well.  laugh
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2014, 09:21:37 AM »

My brain thought of this:

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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2014, 09:54:08 AM »

My brain thinks of the steelworkers or miners in the early 20th century rather than religion with that term.

Mine as well.
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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2014, 12:31:11 PM »

There's even a theme song or two for Unionism..http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QO7VUklDlQw&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DQO7VUklDlQw
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