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Melanchthon on the Church

Continuing with our Websterian/Calvinian theme for the moment… Philipp Melanchthon, in his oration┬áDe discrimine Ecclesiae Dei et imperii mundi (“On the Difference between the Church of God and Worldly Sovereignty”), about which I may have more to say in the future, concisely defines what the “church” is on the basis of Isaiah 59:21 (“‘And as […]