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Protestants and Catholic Row in Germany

As the 500th anniversary of the Reformation approaches. A fierce row between Catholics and Protestants in Germany is the result of a misunderstanding, a German theologian has claimed. Lutheran leaders had invited the Catholic Church to join them in commemorating … Continue reading

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Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible

We spoke about Study Bibles yesterday, and here is yet another one for the Reformed (Anglican?) folk coming out this year: Reformation Heritage KJV (King James Version) Study. The sampler is here. The notes – as would be expected – seem to be copious. … Continue reading

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Is Anglicanism a Variant of Lutheranism?

“Variant” may not be quite the right word. But in this very engaging episode of “Anglicans Unscripted,” Peter Ould, a CofE priest (and blogger and Twitterer), offers his take on Anglican identity, that shape-shifting wonder of the Christian world. Even … Continue reading

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Catholics and Lutherans to Mark Reformation Split Together

500 years on… Senior Roman Catholic and  Lutheran officials announced on Monday they would mark the 500th  anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 as a shared event rather than highlight the clash that split Western Christianity. The Vatican and the Lutheran … Continue reading

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The End of the Reformation in England?

Archbishop Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, hails it: The outpouring of public grief over the death of Diana Princess of Wales marked the moment England returned to its Roman Catholic roots almost 500 years after the reformation, according to … Continue reading

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Could Church Planting Networks be Reform’s Ordinariate?

Cranmer’s Curate: The Anglo-Catholics have a home to go to in the Ordinariate once  women bishops are appointed in the Church of England. But what about  conservative evangelicals in Reform? Once a single  clause women bishops’ measure is enacted, as … Continue reading

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The Story of the Reformation Needs Reforming

The destruction of most of the libraries, music and art of England was not a religious breakthrough but a cultural calamity. Prof Eamon Duffy in The Telegraph not so long ago:   For five centuries England has been in denial about the … Continue reading

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Lutheran Anglicans?

Over at Cranach The Blog of Veith: I met an Anglican priest the other day who, it turns out, was a big fan of Spirituality of the Cross and my other “Lutheran” books.  As I talked with him, I was … Continue reading

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Is This The End Result of Protestantism?

Disgraced bishop returns as Vicar of Martin Luther on earth. Cathcon: The “Bishop of Hearts” is to return and the church rolls out the red carpet for her: In a special service in Berlin’s Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Margot Kaessmann … Continue reading

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Communion In the Hand is a Calvinist Novelty

Not even Martin Luther would have done it. So says the Auxiliary Bishop of Astana in Kazakhstan: In the last century the Old Liberal Bishops promoted hand Communion. They used a historical lie toward this end. (kreuz.net) Present day Communion … Continue reading

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