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  Augsburg - Wikipedia
Jahrhundert setzte in Augsburg ein starkes Bevölkerungswachstum ein.
Der Westfälische Frieden von 1648 führte in Augsburg - und daneben in Ravensburg, Biberach und Dinkelsbühl - auch ein paritätisches Regierungs- und Verwaltungssystem ein (endgültige Gleichberechtigung und exakte Ämterverteilung zwischen Katholiken und Protestanten), was bis zur Mediatisierung Bestand haben sollte.
In der Sporthalle Augsburg finden bei vollständiger Bestuhlung 4.000 Besucher einen Sitzplatz.
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 Augsburg College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Augsburg College is a liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Augsburg is also committed to opportunity, opening doors to the life-changing power of a liberal arts education grounded in the Christian faith and enriched by a vibrant urban location.
The Mission of Augsburg College is to nurture future leaders in service to the world by providing high quality educational opportunities, which are based in the liberal arts and shaped by the faith and values of the Christian Church, by the context of a vital metropolitan area, and by an intentionally diverse campus community.
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 Augsburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1530 the Augsburg Confession was presented to the Holy Roman Emperor at the Diet of Augsburg.
Following the Peace of Augsburg in 1555, after which the rights of religious minorities in imperial cities were to be protected, a mixed Catholic-Protestant city council presided over a majority Protestant population.
The patron saint of Augsburg is Saint Afra, who was killed by the Romans at Augsburg in 304.
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 AllRefer.com - Augsburg, Germany (German Political Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
It was made a free imperial city in 1276 and was later a powerful member of various Swabian leagues, including the Swabian League of 1488–1534.
Augsburg was one of Europe's most important commercial and banking centers in the 15th and 16th cent.
Augsburg's many noteworthy structures include the cathedral (begun in the 9th cent.); the 16th-century Fuggerei, an enclosed settlement for poor persons founded by the Fugger family; and the 17th-century town hall.
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The See of Augsburg reached the period of its greatest splendor under St. Ulrich (923-973); he raised the standard of training and discipline among the clergy by the reformation of existing schools and the establishment of new ones, and by canonical visitations and synods; he provided for the poor, and rebuilt decayed churches and monasteries.
In the city of Augsburg the Catholic churches were seized by Lutheran and Zwinglian preachers; at the command of the council pictures were removed, and at the instigation of Bucer and others a disgraceful storm of popular iconoclasm followed, resulting in the destruction of many splendid monuments of art and antiquity.
Among the chief ecclesiastical edifices outside the city of Augsburg are the Romanesque basilicas of Altenstadt, Ursberg, Thierhaupten; the Gothic churches of Kaisheim, Dinkelsbuhl, Donauworth, Landsberg; the ancient abbey-churches of Andechs (very rich in relies and costly reliquaries), Benediktbeuren, Diessen, Füssen, Kempten, Ottobeuren, and Wessobrunn, all restored and ornamented in sumptuous barocco or rococo style.
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Augsburg (Augsbourg, Augusta, Augsburgo) is a big city that's close to Munich but in Bavarian Swabia.
Augsburg is handsome; its citizens have clearly worked hard over the years to embellish it and keep it embellished, whether with Christian icons or with what appear to be deer skulls.
Augsburg was a "Freie Reichsstadt", but in 1804 Napoleon gave it to Bavaria, and therefore it's been part of Bavaria ever since.
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 Catholic Encyclopedia: Augsburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The See of Augsburg reached the period of its greatest splendor under Saint Ulrich (923-973); he raised the standard of training and discipline among the clergy by the reformation of existing schools and the establishment of new ones, and by canonical visitations and synods; he provided for the poor, and rebuilt decayed churches and monasteries.
At the Diet of Augsburg in 1530, at which the so-called Augsburg Confession was delivered to Emperor V in the chapel of the episcopal palace, the emperor issued an edict according to which all innovations were to be abolished, and Catholics reinstated in their rights and property.
Thus the Poor School Sisters have charge of the studies in 19 schools, the Franciscans in 35, the Dominican nuns in 11, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Ursberg in 3; the English Ladies are excellent teachers for the higher education of women, and conduct 11 institutes for girls.
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 Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village
Augsburg is accredited by the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission, sponsored by the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.
Augsburg Lutheran Home is affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Augsburg depends upon the support of Lutheran congregations and individuals to continue its mission.
www.augsburg.org   (359 words)

 Augsburg's Antarctic Work
Augsburg's involvement in geophysical research in Antarctica is part of an intense international effort to better understand the dynamics of Earth's space environment, including the full range of the sun's influence on Earth's weather and climate.
Augsburg is involved in Antarctic research in two ways: 1) in the analysis of observations of waves in the Earth's magnetic field, detected by highly sensitive magnetometers at nearly all U.
Augsburg's Computer Science Department is involved in distributing AGO data to users worldwide, and in providing daily monitoring services via the world wide web.
space.augsburg.edu /ago/abs.html   (490 words)

 Storefront, How To Germany
Augsburg on the River Lech is a Bavarian city unlike any other: it has a golden aura in the truest sense of the word.
Augsburg's National Park Preserve, proximity to the larger Alpine Lakes in the neighboring Five Lakes District, the Wendelsteiner Alps, and the ski slopes, and cross-country ski paths, which extend southerly from the Lech to the Danube, are all within a half-hour's drive.
Augsburg's excellent rail connections on a trunk main line and its expanding local airport for general aviation and domestic and European destinations, speed the traveler to points near and far.
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 Learn German in Augsburg. German courses in Augsburg.
Augsburg is a beautiful Bavarian university town, just an hour from Munich by coach or train.
The well-preserved buildings of the centre of Augsburg, such as the Town Hall and the shopping streets of Karolinenstrasse and Maximilanstrasse, could not be more typically 'German' and give the city a cosy 'small town' feel.
However as Augsburg is also a bustling, modern city, it has a great deal to offer at any time of the year, with many cultural events, festivals and exhibitions.
www.languagesabroad.co.uk /augsburg.html   (393 words)

 Augsburg Name Change
As of July 22, 2003 we are "Augsburg Lutheran Churches" instead of the "Augsburg Lutheran District." The change was adopted by unanimous consensus at this year's Augsburg Convention, held in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Iowa.
Augsburg is non-geographic, that is, it is bounded by a common reading of Scripture and Confession rather than by lines on a map.
Thus, Augsburg makes no claim to be the Church with a capital "C." We know and confess that the true Church, the Body of Christ, hidden and oppressed by false belief, hypocrisy, sin, and division until Christ comes again, is unequivocally revealed in this evil age solely by its signs¾Word and Sacrament.
www.augsburgchurches.org /NameAnnouncement.htm   (602 words)

 Augsburg Shocks St. Norbert - NCAA Sports.com
Augsburg scored the first six goals of the game, including two shorthanded goals in a 50-second span of the second period, to improve to 2-0-0 on the season.
Augsburg was outshot 36-22 by St. Norbert, but Tony Ciro (Sr., Spring Lake Park, Minn./Hill-Murray HS) made 32 saves in goal for the Auggies -- including stopping 22-of-23 shots in the first two periods as Augsburg built a 6-1 advantage.
Augsburg added a penalty-shot goal by Haehn at the 8:20 mark of the third period to complete its scoring.
www.ncaasports.com /icehockey/mens/story/9028008   (582 words)

 Augsburg im Überblick
The Welsers with their shipping interests and the rich and influential Fuggers helped to turn Augsburg into a city of international importance: a city of emperors and a venue for imperial diets, the home and workplace of famous artists, sculptors and composers.
The face of Augsburg has been shaped by its 2000-year history and within it the styles of all the major architectural periods are to be found.
Augsburg is the third largest city in Bavaria, a university city, the seat of the Swabian government and an important economic centre where internationally renowned companies offer state-of-the-art computer and electronic technology.
www.augsburg.de /Seiten/augsburg_e/a_i_ueberblick_e/geschichte_e/geschichte_e_u/geschichte_e.shtml   (627 words)

Augsburg was a wonderful mix of old and new.
Surprisingly, Augsburg's downtown pedestrian area was about as large as Munich's, though not quite as populated (Lord, no. Munich can be elbow-to-elbow, especially during Oktoberfest or Weihnachtsmarkt).
Augsburg impressed me as more of an outdoor location with plenty of walking room, sidewalk faire, and open marketplaces.
www.tompgalvin.com /places/de/bayern/augsburg.htm   (910 words)

 Augsburg Confession
The Augsburg Confession is a Lutheran Confession of Faith that was issued (1530) during the Reformation at the Diet of Augsburg.
The second part of the Augsburg Confession reviews the "abuses" for which remedy was demanded, such as withholding the cup from the laity in Holy Communion and forbidding priests to marry.
The Augsburg Confession is the basic Lutheran confession of faith or statement of what is believed in loyalty to Christ and his Word.
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 Augsburg-Welcome- Historic Highlight of Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Augsburg’s cityscape developed over two millennia and was shaped by all the great stylistic epochs.
The Renaissance in particular flourished here—and Rococo became known as “the Augsburg style.” Great buildings, monumental fountains, lavishly laid-out streets and ultramodern architecture attest to the city’s cosmopolitan bounty.
Of Augsburg’s numerous glorious religious edifices, the Dom (Cathedral) with five windows of the oldest figured stained glass in Germany, St.
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 Retired President of ELCA's Augsburg College, Oscar Anderson, Dies
CHICAGO (ELCA) -- The Rev. Oscar A. Anderson, retired president of Augsburg College, Minneapolis, and pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), died Aug. 25 in Robbinsdale, Minn., from injuries suffered in a recent fall.
Anderson was credited with defining Augsburg's role as an urban college, while not losing its roots as both a liberal arts institution and a college of the church.
Augsburg and St. Olaf are two of 28 ELCA colleges and universities; Luther is one of eight ELCA seminaries.
www.elca.org /News/Releases.asp?article=3194   (501 words)

 Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Augsburg College is committed to helping students develop the skills, habits of mind, and values that are the foundation for life choices and career success.
Service-Learning at Augsburg is an educational approach where students learn from and about the community and society in which they live by participating in service experiences that are integrated into Augsburg courses or done as part of campus life and activities.
Augsburg is a place where people are accepted and respected, where lifelong friendships are made, and exciting new experiences are shared.
www.usjournal.com /en/students/campuses/augsburg.html   (1708 words)

 The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - Augsburg Confession Insert
The Augsburg Confession is the chief confession of the Lutheran Church.
The Augsburg Confession was presented to Emperor Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire on Saturday, June 25, 1530, in Augsburg, Germany.
The Augsburg Confession is still the outstanding Evangelical Confession, and it is regarded by all Lutherans as a creed that is truly biblical.
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 Augsburg, Peace of - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Augsburg, Peace of   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Religious settlement following the Diet of Augsburg of 1555, which established the right of princes in the Holy Roman Empire (rather than the Emperor himself) to impose a religion on their subjects – later summarized by the maxim cuius regio, eius religio (‘whose realm it is, his the religion’).
The ruler's religion could be either Catholic or Lutheran; the agreement's failure to consider the increasingly important Calvinist movement was one of the difficulties that led to the confessional strife of the early 17th century.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Augsburg,+Peace+of   (147 words)

 Diet of Augsburg Encyclopedia Article @ XXXL.com
The Diet of Augsburg were the meetings of the Reichstag of the Holy Roman Empire in the German city of Augsburg.
There were many such sessions, but the three meetings during the Reformation and the ensuing religious wars between the Catholic emperor Charles V and the Protestant Schmalkaldic League in the early 16th century are especially noteworthy.
This attempt to give Catholicism the priority was rejected by many princes, though, and a resolution of the confessional tensions was only achieved at the session on 1555, where the Peace of Augsburg was concluded.
www.xxxl.com /encyclopedia/Diet_of_Augsburg   (233 words)

 Theology Today - Vol 37, No. 3 - October 1980 - ARTICLE - Augsburg and Catholicism: Healing the Reformation Breach
The singular ecumenical importance of Augsburg is not limited to its being the almost universally normative confession among Lutherans, the largest non-Roman group of Christians in the West.
Article 7 of Augsburg hardly suggests the bare bones: "The church is the assembly of saints in which the Gospel is taught purely and the sacraments are administered rightly." Yet it may turn out that Lutherans, as ecclesiological easy riders, so to speak, are ecumenically better positioned for their task.
They did demand (and at Augsburg it was more like a request) the freedom to proclaim the gospel as they understood it and to advance practical reform in accord with that understanding.
theologytoday.ptsem.edu /oct1980/v37-3-article1.htm   (4786 words)

 Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen Kreiswappen) - AUGSBURG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The oldest known seal of Augsburg dates from 1237 and shows a city gate under a star.
The shield is taken from the arms of the Bishops of Augsburg.
In the late 15th century an antique pine tree cone was found in the city and the grapes were subsequently changed into a so-called Zirbelnuss (Swiss pine, also called Swiss stone pine).
www.ngw.nl /int/dld/a/augsburg.htm   (236 words)

 Augsburg on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Augsburg was founded (c.14 BC) by Augustus as a Roman garrison called Augusta Vindelicorum.
It was made a free imperial city in 1276 and was later a powerful member of various Swabian leagues, including the Swabian League of 1488-1534.
Auggies have a headlock on success; Winning at Augsburg's wrestling program is handed down from one class to the next.
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