TCI friend and associate Eric Parker has a very helpful post on the eucharistic thought of Wolfgang Musculus. Important to notice are the definitions of key terms, the clarification of the much-maligned “Zwinglian” adjective, and that way that all of this contributes to the formation of the “Reformed” doctrine of eucharistic presence.
Peter Leithart has an interesting post up at the Trinity House Institute’s blog. He concludes with this: McCabe’s arguments confirm a suspicion: The mainstream Reformers were not anti-sacramental, but that’s not the suspicion. The suspicion is that the mainstream Reformers were more sacramental than the Catholic church. For the Reformers, no one was to participate in the life of Christ’s body non-sacramentally. […]
Our friend and associate Brad Littlejohn has an exciting new announcement at his blog. The second volume of his Mercersburg Theology Series is out, and it includes a reprint of the eucharistic debate between John Williamson Nevin and Charles Hodge. Be sure to pick up a copy today.
Mr Littlejohn, in this trenchant essay, very decisively turns off the dry ice machine and strobes at the ecclesiastical utopian party, and turns the regular lights on. Now, once they have recovered from Mr Littlejohn’s harshing of their mellow, said partygoers must make up their mind as to what exactly it is that they’re up […]
Peter J. Leithart, Between Babel and Beast: America and Empires in Biblical Perspective, Cascade Books, 2012. Peter J. Leithart’s Between Babel and Beast: America and Empires in Biblical Perspective is an explosion in a book. A scholarly feat, with each chapter boasting between 40 and 100 endnotes, some of which are miniature essays in themselves, it […]
Our friend and collaborator Mr Littlejohn is the general editor of the Mercersburg Theology Study Series, the central project of the Mercersburg Research Fellowship. The first volume, John Williamson Nevin’s The Mystical Presence and the Doctrine of the Reformed Church on the Lord’s Supper, has just been published by Wipf and Stock. The Mercersburg school […]