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Preference and Prudence: A Case For A Church Calendar

What follows could be called a Reformed Irenic case for keeping a church calendar. A couple of weeks ago, in a post on Protestantism and institutional unity, I made the following comment: Mutatis mutandis, the same is true in the case of liturgy (also foregrounded by Dr. Leithart) as in the case of administration–which is […]

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Prudence and Persuasion in Erasmus and Luther

Victoria Kahn’s Rhetoric, Prudence, and Skepticism in the Renaissance is well worth the read for anyone interested in the topic of political theology, virtue ethics, or the Renaissance and Reformation more broadly. She describes the nature of Renaissance concepts of prudence and rhetoric and its importance for the debate between Erasmus and Luther on the freedom […]