Results tagged “Protestantism” from Reformation21 Blog

October 31, 1518: A Point of No Return

Article by   October 2018
Your church is having a Reformation Day celebration. Your pastor is tossing out candy to those who get the answers right in the Reformation trivia contest. "What did Luther do on October 31, 1517?" Everyone's hands go up, as... continue

Faith at Work: Sola Scriptura

Article by   January 2018
Tradition is helpful, but even Protestants can be guilty of treating Augustine and Calvin as a magisterium. This week, Dan Doriani encourages readers to have a proper understanding of Sola Scriptura.The difference between Catholic and Protestant teaching is more subtle... continue

Sola Scriptura and the Onus Probandi

Article by   December 2017
Last month, I participated in a Protestant & Roman Catholic dialogue about the Reformation at a nearby Christian university. The experience has left me reflecting on the fundamental issues that continue to divide Protestants and Roman Catholics, one of... continue

Christian Assurance: Rome and Thomas Goodwin

Article by   October 2017
In its theological response to the teachings of the Reformation, the Council of Trent (1545-1563) maintained that a "believer's assurance of the pardon of his sins is a vain and ungodly confidence". More pointedly the Council declared in Canon... continue

The Great Pope Within

Article by   September 2017
"I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, self." Martin Luther almost certainly never made this statement (though many have falsely attributed it to him).... continue

On Roman Rioting, Lutheran Graffiti, and Popish Beards

Article by   May 2015
On May 6th, 1527 -- 488 years ago today -- military troops of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, sacked the ecclesiastical capital of Western Christendom, la città eterna, Rome. Sacking Rome was the "thing to do" (as they say) for much... continue

Carl Trueman on the future of Protestantism with Janet Mefferd

Article by   June 2014
Our one, our only, the incorrigible Carl Trueman will once again be on the Janet Mefferd program (http://www.janetmefferd.com/) between 4 and 5 pm. He has been asked to bring his gift of prophecy (or maybe he only needs a basic... continue

That bad old Reformation...

Article by   February 2009
Channel 4, one of the UK's network TV channels, has recently been running a history of Christianity, fronted by some well-known figures. I have already blogged on the first episode, which pretty much argued that Christianity is anti-Semitic at heart.... continue
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