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"Calvin in his commentaries" by Marilynne Robinson

“I have a collection of Calvin’s writings, nowhere near complete but daunting all the same, dozens of volumes of disciplined and elegant explication from the hand of a man whose health was never good, who shouldered for decades the practical and diplomatic problems of Geneva, a city under siege, and whose writings inspired and also endangered the individuals and populations across Europe who read them, whether or not they were persuaded by them. 227 more words

Quotable Quotes

Sources For Theology: Tradition

In the realm of theology, there are multiple sources by which we come to our conclusions. Most scholars – if not all – would know the term “the Wesleyan Quadrilateral”. 1,335 more words


The Five Solas and Today's Reformation

“Unless I am convicted by scripture and plain reason—I do not accept the authority of the popes and councils, for they have contradicted each other – my conscience is captive to the Word of God. 1,154 more words


The Role of Tradition in the Early Church

Above, St. Irenaeus of Lyons

If the scriptures are the Word of God, how does tradition play a role in the church without undermining the uniqueness of the scriptures? 1,088 more words


Book Review: The Roman Catholic Controversy: Catholics & Protestants - Do the Differences Still Matter? (by Dr. James R. White)

I just finished reading Dr. James White’s book, The Roman Catholic Controversy (Bethany House Publishers, 1996), and it couldn’t have come at a more opportune time.   2,911 more words

Christ & Salvation

Beware of the Protestant Popes

Last week my iPhone could not hold a charge, and I’m pretty sure the constant FoxNews and CNN alerts were to blame … “The Pope arrives at Ground Zero” … “The Pope is driving to Central Park” … “The Pope takes a nap” … You know. 486 more words