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Philip Melanchthon

Philip Melanchthon is a brilliant mind, an adept theologian, and a prolific writer, but oddly enough he is also the proverbially weak stick of the Reformation.  84 more words
League Of Confessors

Philipp Melanchthon and Forensic Justification in Protestant Orthodoxy

In this post, I would like to offer some historical exposition that sheds light on the reasons for which we in the Protestant tradition tend to interpret biblical teaching on the atonement and its effects, particularly in relation to justification, in a primarily if not exclusively forensic-legal manner in contrast to the Thomistic notions of created grace and infused righteousness characteristic of medieval Catholicism. 2,310 more words

Reformed Theology

Commemoration of Philipp Melanchthon (birth), Confessor

Today marks the birth of the early Lutheran confessor, Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560).  In his A Year With the Church Fathers, Scott R. Murray describes him thus: 300 more words


Book Review: "Reformation Readings of Paul" edited by Michael Allen and Jonathan A. Linebaugh

Reformation Readings of Paul is a collection of essays that surveys how various Reformers read Paul. Each Reformer has a pair of essays dedicated to their thought on a specific aspect of the Pauline corpus. 877 more words

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