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Miserably and Lamentably Stripped: A Found Poem (Holy Week)
One of the most important Austrian poets of the Baroque period, Catharina...
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The Reformation Commentary on Scripture is a series published by IVP Academic intended to recover the wealth of biblical commentary during the time of the Reformation. The series is edited by Timothy George and Scott Manetsch, and it will eventually cover all the books of the bible.
Sapientia has partnered with IVP Academic to bring some of this wealth to you on a weekly basis. Read these snippets and learn more not only about the Reformation and its reformers, but also Holy Scripture.
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Two Types of Laws
In his commentary on Romans 13, John Hooper (1495–1555), an Anglican bishop who was martyred...
Reformation Commentary | November 6, 2020
Worldly Rulers Cannot Be Christians
Unlike the magisterial reformers, their radical counterparts were more suspicious of the role of secular...
Reformation Commentary | November 4, 2020
Magistrates Are Servants to All
The reformer of Geneva, John Calvin (1509-1564) affirmed a greater distinction between the roles of...
Reformation Commentary | October 27, 2020
Compelled to Listen, Not Believe
In formulating their doctrine of two kingdoms for the governance of the world, the magisterial...
Reformation Commentary | October 16, 2020
Our Prelates Have Reversed the Apostolic Command
While the Protestant Reformers regularly criticized the Roman Catholic church for its indulgence in worldly...
Reformation Commentary | October 9, 2020