Johannes Bugenhagen – Sharing the Gospel and Caring for the Poor
A Wittenberg Man
The Familiar Case of Benjamin Dutton
Basic information – four ideas
When the Banner of Truth Trust published the second volume of his Collected Writings in 1977, John Murray’s views on effectual calling sparked off animated debate in Reformed circles at that time. He challenged the formulation found in the Westminster Shorter Catechism that defines effectual calling as ‘the work of God’s Spirit’ (Q.31), preferring instead to see it as ‘the act of God the Father’ (p.166).
Pastors and Polemics