If Luther's reform was triggered by a critique of indulgences, Calvin's was triggered by a critique of idolatry.
Mr. Irwine and Tóti offer lessons in going below the surface.
A wisdom ecclesiology embraces the church’s earthly context—but without romanticizing it.
Surviving and communing together are sacred gestures.
Hope holds us in our time. Without it, we have no place in our own history.
Lots of theologians want to challenge economic injustice. Not many draw their arguments from Anselm and Aquinas.
Or, to paraphrase Thesis 17: Purgatory now!
It is hard to imagine a time or place more opposed to the gospel than fifth-century Ireland.
Doyle’s exuberant writing praised particular things in rich detail. It cut to the pulsing heart of life.
Jesus isn’t pitting himself against poor people. He’s one of them.
When arguments fail us, we turn to words of wonder.
Calvin argued for the self-evident clarity of the Bible—the same Bible he wrote thousands of pages about.
The next Reformation is about interpretation, but not of a book.
Until Christians can all share the Lord’s Supper, the rift continues. But there is no denying how massively the ground has shifted.
American liberty has been corrupted, and it’s up to us to restore it.