Category: Church

On Not Being Like Juan Gines de Sepulveda

If you haven’t read Catherine Addington’s post on the main page today, please do.

/ June 11, 2018
rural-america

What do we mean by “community”?

There’s a piece over at TGC I want to flag for a couple reasons. That said, before I get into some reservations about it, I wanted to note that the author is a pastor in Fargo, ND and he’s reporting...

/ June 6, 2018

A Brief Note on Paige Patterson’s Defenders

If we practice latitudinarianism either individually or corporately in an age like our own, we have removed our credibility before the non-Christian, post-Christian relativistic, skeptical, lost world. If you think that those who have rejected the plastic culture and are...

/ June 5, 2018

Evangelicals and Catholics Together in 2018

Brief notes on this question: First, Rod is correct in his response to Walther in which he notes the extremely American characteristics of American Catholicism. Moreover, this is a trend that goes back some time—at least to JFK’s awful speech...

/ May 8, 2018

What should a priest be?

Vanauken:

/ February 27, 2017
mayflower-compact

The Puritan Society

From The Puritan Experiment:

/ December 27, 2016
church-and-commonwealth

Losing a Majority Mindset

I’m not entirely happy with this approach from Russell Moore, but I think the quote sums up much of the good and bad in what I take to be his major project: The loss of a majority mind-set is hastened...

/ December 23, 2016

Tradition Doesn’t Solve the Problem of Christian Unity

Philip Schaff on how appeals to tradition, contra the supposedly divisive and schismatic principle of sola scriptura, doesn’t actually do what its proponents think it does:

/ December 19, 2016