Solus Christus

In this post, I continue my consideration of the fiveĀ solasĀ of the Reformation. There is no standard sequence to the solas. They were developed in the twentieth century as a way to capsulize and summarize the distinctives of the Reformers, but for the Reformers themselves, these simply were all rolled into their understanding of Scripture and … More Solus Christus

Sola Scriptura

As you already know, unless you’ve been living like one of the Desert Fathers, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation is coming up soon. As a Protestant theologian, I simply cannot ignore that (not that I want to)! In honor of the upcoming anniversary, I will spend the next five posts reflecting on the five … More Sola Scriptura

Taking Our Spiritual Temperature

Introspection is an interesting thing. On the one hand, we need to engage in introspection. After all, Socrates pointed out that “the unexamined life is not worth living” (Plato, Apol. 38a). More significantly, Paul exhorts the Corinthian believers to “examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith” (2 Corinthians 13:5–more on this below). … More Taking Our Spiritual Temperature