CONFESSION IS CRUCIAL, AND CONTEXT COUNTS
Palavras-chave:Confession. Context. Ecumenism.
Klän addresses two themes in his article, which are sometimes considered antagonist, but which he understands should go together. On the one hand, in these difficult times in which the proclamation of the word of God is often diluted in a message of human origin, Klän argues for the faithful proclamation of the biblical truth, having the Ecumenical Creeds and the Lutheran Confessions as faithful witnesses of the Gospel. On the other hand, the context in which the church is located cannot be underestimated. Faithfulness in the proclamation of the Gospel includes an attentive look at the place where God has placed His people, with the peculiarities of time and space. Klän concludes with a call for confessional Lutherans to value their unity of faith and to advance on their search for a common witness in today’s world, whose purpose the ILC should play fundamental role.