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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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Our Life Is a Prayer Before God
In this excerpt from his catechism for children, Catholic theologian Juan de Valdés (1509-1541) takes...
Reformation Commentary | December 20, 2019
For as Often as You Eat This Bread
While the Reformers dismissed much of the Roman sacramental system as unbiblical, it was generally...
Reformation Commentary | December 18, 2019
The Sweet Honey of the Word of God
The era of the Reformation is often seen as a watershed in the practice of...
Reformation Commentary | December 2, 2019
The Blessing of Giving
Generosity, particularly in the form of almsgiving, has traditionally been viewed as a virtue and...
Reformation Commentary | November 6, 2019
Good Works Are Our Duty, Not Our Merit
The relationship between grace and works was a particular flash point in the theological debates...
Reformation Commentary | October 29, 2019