Posts Tagged: Protestant Reformation

How Did Protestants Think About the Church After the Reformation?

How Did Protestants Think About the Church After the Reformation?

Up until the Reformation, by and large, certainly in the West, there had been one united institutional church. It didn’t mean everybody agreed about everything, but at least, theoretically,...

The Protestant Reformation – ROBERT SEPEHR

The Protestant Reformation – ROBERT SEPEHR

What characteristic of Martin Luther made him effective as God’s instrument to reform the church?

What characteristic of Martin Luther made him effective as God’s instrument to reform the church?

SPROUL: He was a beggar who found where he could get bread. And told everybody who would listen to him. I think that the biggest thing that I… how...

Luther Enslaved by Works Righteousness

Luther Enslaved by Works Righteousness

Now in Luther’s day, it was the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle who summed it up, and whose message was so widespread. Aristotle said, “We become righteous by doing righteous...

Church History in 5 Moments | Catholic Central

Church History in 5 Moments | Catholic Central

– How old are you here? – Uh, like three I guess. – You haven’t changed a bit. – What? But I’m so much taller! And I’ve got this...

How to Explain the Doctrine of Indulgences

How to Explain the Doctrine of Indulgences

Yet more questions for Jimmy Akin on Catholic Answers Live. I’m Patrick Coffin, David in Fountain Valley is up next on Immaculate Heart Radio. Hello, David. Hi there, can...

Does “semper reformanda” mean that the church should always be changing?

Does “semper reformanda” mean that the church should always be changing?

SPROUL: Unfortunately, every heretic appeals to that mantra, “Semper Reformanda.” Always reforming. Whenever we want, we mistake novelty with Reformation. The point of that motto initially was, in the...

An Outsider Visits a Lutheran Church

An Outsider Visits a Lutheran Church

– Hey, I’m Matt, this is the 10-Minute Bible Hour. And when you picture Christianity in the West there are basically two groups that come to mind, right? You...

Mark Dever on Assurance in the Protestant Reformation

Mark Dever on Assurance in the Protestant Reformation

– [Interviewer] So authority, Scripture, from that came justification. Is assurance related to any of this? – [Mark Dever] Well, yes. I mean, the Reformers and the Puritans referred...

Deirdre McCloskey on the “great enrichment” of the global economy – Full Interview | VIEWPOINT

Deirdre McCloskey on the “great enrichment” of the global economy – Full Interview | VIEWPOINT

Michael: Okay. Well, we’re so happy to have Deirdre McCloskey here, the eminent economic historian, on the occasion of the publication of the third volume of her trilogy on...