Archive Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

Presbyterian Ecumenism Starts Small

It’s a commonplace to point to the “division” among Protestants and especially Reformed and Presbyterians. Some of this is true, and some of it, I believe, comes from a mistaken understanding of what constitutes division and proper unity. Still, we shouldn’t miss the fact that things have gotten better, much better in fact, over the […]

Archive Reformed Irenicism Steven Wedgeworth

The Catholic Dabney

In his pamphlet The Westminster Confession and Creeds, R L Dabney explains the role of confessions in defining the church. He upholds the right of particular branches or denominations to limit their clergy to the boundaries of chosen confessions, but he then denies that this in any way defines the boundaries of the catholic church. Instead, […]