Tag Archives: Reformation

The Church and Politics

I am writing as a concerned citizen of two kingdoms–the kingdom of man and the kingdom of God. As a citizen of the kingdom of man, I have a responsibility to submit to the government, “For their is no authority … Continue reading

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Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformation, Wittenberg Beer, and the Power of the Word

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, it is only fitting that I quote from Martin Luther himself–that truly flawed German monk God in his sovereignty and providence chose to change the religious and political landscape Europe … Continue reading

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Book Review: Justification in Perspective

Paperback: 278 pages Publisher: Baker Academic (October 1, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0801031311 Amazon.com WTS Books Baker Academic Many thanks to Baker Academic for this review copy of Justification in Perspective: Historical Developments and Contemporary Challenges. The essays in Justification … Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Christology, Church History, E.P. Sanders, James D.G. Dunn, John Calvin, Justification, Karl Barth, Martin Luther, New Perspective on Paul, NT Wright, Pauline, Reformation, Reformed, St. Augustine, Thomas F. Torrance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Farel says to Calvin

John Calvin was looking for a life of literary ease.  He thought he would find that in Strassburg.  But on his way to Strassburg, he decided to spend a night in Geneva.  Well, in Geneva there was a Reformer called … Continue reading

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