20 years on from his landmark book on Calvin’s view of the supper, Keith Mathison asks: has it been reclaimed?
With contemporary politics in the gutter, how can Christians dignify the enterprise?
On rainfall and death.
Calvin and the Resignification of the World: Creation, Incarnation, and the Problem of Political Theology in the 1559 Institutes: A Review
Calvin’s theology exists not in the abstract, but in material, contextual and embodied forms that ebb and flow.
We could say that Calvin is Puritan in personal tastes and eventual goals but that he is Anglican in basic principles and ecclesiastical polity.
What did the great Reformer believe about the Church?
This post is Part 2 of a three part series. You can read Part 1 here, and Part 3 here. Earlier, I introduced Calvin's commentary on the 16th century Church of England. I pointed out how Calvin complimented the state of religion in England at the time, instructed the...
Both Catholics and Protestants are wrong when they think the Beatific Vision is just for Catholics.
This post is Part 1 of a three part series. You can read Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. John Durel was a Franco-Anglican minister who became a key Reformed apologist for the Church of England after the restoration of the Stuart monarchy. Mostly forgotten today, Durel...
Baptismal Trajectories in Early Christianity, Part I: The Liturgical “Dark Age” and Second Temple Judaism
Can we find a fresh explanation for differing baptismal practices in the early church?