Pelagius did not in fact hold the majority of the positions ascribed to him. What does this mean for orthodoxy?
For Luther, there is a beautiful ambiguity, a chicken-and-egg phenomenon, even a tension, in which the Church is ever being created and recreated by its gospel proclamation.
We want to glorify God by giving him everything we have. What could we possibly give him that would amplify in any way the radiance that he already possesses?
Josiah Idowu-Fearon: “As we give thanks for all the blessings of the Reformation, we are also called to repentance.”
The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore captures some of the beauty in Luther’s life.
It’s not the familiar narrative: four contented Anglicans, of the higher church variety, uninterested in conversion, walking in the footsteps of Luther.
Marred by hagiography and mired in heresiology, the Reformation is deeply polarizing.