I was baptized into the Anglican Church at the ripe old age of 11, albeit of the Western Sydney variety that sang contemporary music and only ever preached about how to be a happier person in 3 easy steps. 1 239 fler ord
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One of the most fundamental breaks with Catholic tradition was Luther’s rejection of reason, which reminds us so strongly of the acceptance of the ”irrational values” by the National Socialists and their programmatic rejection of objective truth, an attitude they have in common with some of the pseudo-liberal philosophies.
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Still, the fact remains that Protestantism is essentially medieval, or, if we prefer, post-medieval. This is documented by the fact that Protestantism clung to the Gothic style long after it had become obsolete in the Catholic world.
When I was a kid, you could say I had an ecumenical instinct in some respects. It was common at the time (I’m thinking 6th-12th grade) to ask, “Are you a Christian or a Catholic?” meaning something like, “Evangelical or Catholic?” or “Catholic or something else?” depending on who was asking it. 1 269 fler ord
The ongoing story of the Hillsborough deaths has dominated the news for most of the week, and rightly so.
Another rich chapter in The Apostle Paul and the Christian Life: ethical and missional implications of the New Perspective is by Timothy Gombis of Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. 1 530 fler ord
J D G Dunn has the opening chapter in The Apostle Paul and the Christian Life: ethical and missional implications of the New Perspective edited by Scot McKnight and Joe Modica and published by Baker Academic last month. 977 fler ord