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“Oil in My Lamp”: A Reformed Guide to Private Devotion (6)

At long last, the last section of the  “Guide to Private Devotion” in A Liturgy, or, Order of Christian Worship. The texts and prayers focus on (a) praising God in the watches of the night and (b) preparing for death. The final prayer contains an allusion to the Te Deum. It would be nice to […]

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“Feed Our Immortal Souls”: A Reformed Guide to Private Devotion (4)

We come now to the next section in the German Reformed Church’s “Guide to Private Devotion,” a series of helps to remain prayerful and attentive to eternal realities throughout the course of the day. This section deals with the common table–with “saying grace”; and it is recommended to do this both before and after eating. […]

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“Wash Me, Clothe Me, Adorn Me”: A Reformed Guide to Private Devotion (2)

I’m back to help you make all of your life a sacramental tapestry, in this case one you can wear. On Friday, we took a look at the first section of the “Guide to Private Devotion” included at the back of A Liturgy, or Order of Christian Worship. In this post we’ll take a look at […]

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Hodge’s Schleiermacher (3)

Charles Hodge’s next reference to Schleiermacher in his notes as preserved in his son’s Life comes from less than a week after the last reference, 14 March 1827 (a Wednesday, if you’re curious). This journal-entry deals with the subject of pantheism, whether Schleiermacher was a pantheist, and the relation of the philosophy and religion. Hodge says: […]

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New Mercersburg Release

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.

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W. Bradford Littlejohn on Mercersburg

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 […]