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Vermigli on the Importance of Resurrection

The Reformer Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562) introduces his locus de resurrectione with these comments on the difficulty and importance of this doctrine:

The article on the resurrection of the flesh is believed with great difficulty because it is a reality so remote from human reason.

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Harsnett on Flickr

It was not only manuscripts that were cut up and used in bindings for new books in the sixteenth and seventeenth century: printed texts could suffer the same fate. 275 more words


Baptismal Regeneration of Elect Infants (2)

In the first entry on Cornelius Burges’ work, Baptismal Regeneration of Elect Infants, I selected a few passages that outline Burges’ theological position. In this entry, I’ve selected some passages where Burges quotes other theologians in order to show that this isn’t an idiosyncratic theological that he alone holds to. 626 more words


PRAYER: Sacred Prayers Drawn From The Psalms Of David, by Peter Martyr Vermigli

From Psalm 42

There is none, O almighty God, who has really studied your goodness who does not pant and aspire for you night and day, like a stag who is dying from thirst.   904 more words


The Story of the Reformation through the Life of Peter Martyr Vermigli

As we approach the 497th anniversary of the Reformation, the few churches that still celebrate Reformation Day will be holding celebrations to commemorate Martin Luther, of course, and maybe John Calvin as well—perhaps one or two other Reformers key to their particular regional tradition. 4,884 more words


Kevin DeYoung and the subordination of women: cont.

I said I would write more about this because new evidence for the interpretation of Gen. 3:16 iw being called into play, and DeYoung is going to speak on he Beauty of Difference in Heaven and on Earth. 1,430 more words


Vermigli on necessity and contingency

Recently, I was involved in writing about God’s providence. In an earlier post I wrote about the importance of the concept of permission with regard to divine providence. 966 more words