The Reformation Then & Now

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Why was there a Reformation? What was the church like just before the Reformation took place? Why did the Reformation have to happen? By looking at these questions we can begin to gain some understanding of our own situation today. One of the reasons why the Reformation happened, is that there was a rediscovery of […]

Alister McGrath
Thursday, March 2nd 1995

In May, 1989, a conference jointly sponsored by the National Association of Evangelicals and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School was held at the Trinity campus in Illinois. Dubbed a consultation on Evangelical Affirmations, the meeting revealed more than it settled. In the published addresses (Zondervan, 1990), Carl F. H. Henry, the dean of American evangelicalism, sets […]

Michael S. Horton
Friday, August 17th 2007

This past August, I spent fifteen consecutive hours collecting ballots at a polling station. Along with me, there was a co-worker who had recently retired from a long teaching career at one of the larger schools in the California State University system. He had taught cognitive psychology and personality theory. In the slow moments of […]

Leonard R. Payton
Friday, August 17th 2007

"I pray that they may be one, even as we are one." Our Lord's high priestly prayer, with Golgotha looming on the horizon, has been the source of hope and no small amount of shame for a Christianity that is more divided today than at any time since the Savior prayed in Gethsemane that anxious […]

Michael S. Horton
Friday, August 17th 2007

1. We affirm that Evangelicals and Roman Catholics commonly confess the faith of the ecumenical creeds. We deny that this catholic consensus is sufficient for recognizing the Roman church as a true visible expression of Christ's body. 2. We affirm that the Council of Trent declared apostate those who embrace justification by grace alone through […]

Friday, August 17th 2007

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

Picture of J. Ligon Duncan, IIIJ. Ligon Duncan, IIISenior Minister, First Presbyterian Church
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