Category: Presbyterian

Children and sacraments, leader's guide : for Belonging to

Debbie Hough

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In the City of London the spectacle was scarcely less impressive, but more novel. But in a separate policy change that takes effect at the end of this week's meeting, delegates voted to allow ministers to preside at gay weddings in states where the unions are legal and local congregational leaders approve. Alarm and discontent, with a smoldering spirit of insurrection, the consequences of this policy, pervaded all England.
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The controversy between Charles Miles Jones and Orange

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Charles was naturally humane; and though intent on the extinction of the Reformed movement, foreseeing that it would infallibly break up his vast Empire, he preferred accomplishing his purpose by policy, if that were possible. In Brief: The Lord’s Day is no Human Constitution (134) ■ In Brief: John Owen on Isaiah 58:13 (141) ■ In Brief: Zanchius on “Remember the Sabbath day” (148) ■ In Brief: We must rest also from speaking & hearing of worldly matters (172) ■ In Brief: The Sabbath Day a Creation Ordinance ■ As W.
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Systematic Theology, Volume 2

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The Old-Testament pattern was ever in Calvin's mind; the Old Testament furnished him with his basis of criminal law; and the end in view was to produce a "people of God" by governmental agencies. Advent of a New Order: CÆSAROPAPISM A similar picture of religious and moral degradation may easily be drawn from contemporary Protestant writers for all countries after the first introduction of Protestantism. Knox lifted up his voice to denounce a transaction which was alike damaging to the highest interests of the country, and the characters of those concerned in it: but he failed to ward off the covetous hands that were clutching this rich booty; and the only arrangement he succeeded in effecting was, that the revenues of the Popish Church should be divided into three parts, and that two of these should be given to the former incumbents, to revert at their death to the nobility, and that the third part should be divided between the court and the Protestant ministers.
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The Beauty of Every Day

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Enough force to make Ronald Reagan a competitive national candidate while Nixon. To deny such an overwhelming number of occurrences with an abundance of credible witnesses and evidence is simply looking the other way. Anti royalty was big, but I don’t see evidence of Calvinism. Paradoxically, by minimizing the enormity of evil, it undermines serious and sustained attacks on particular social and individual evils.” Reprinted in The Presbyterian Layman, March, 1975, p. 5. 3.
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John Flynn

Ivan Rudolph

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The Word of God should be our Final Authority; NOT, John Calvin, or Arminius for that matter. I believe we have been given the capacity and will to pursue this research – and the humanity and conscience to do so responsibly.“ Obama, a member of the Protestant United Church of Christ, justified his political decision by emphasising the moral duty to ease human suffering. The spread of their tenets was followed by tumults in Zwickau. [ 6 ] The magistrates interfered: the new prophets were banished: Munzer went to Prague; Stork, Thomas, and Stubner took the road to Wittenberg.
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The McCulloch Examinations of the Cambuslang Revival 1742,

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It was very well financed, thoroughly organized, and determined to play a continuing role in American life. The reason is obvious; He came to us through Her, now God allows us to go through Her to Him in our prayers and requests. 28. In the context of jobs involving customer serviceinteraction theres a strong implication that the former. Sola Gratia ("grace alone") - Salvation is by the grace of God alone. The combination of these practices in Oaxaca is generally referred to as usos y costumbres, a concept widely used in both official and lay discourses.
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A series of discourses on the leading doctrines and duties

Alexander Proudfit

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The enthusiasm of their soldiers, as well as their numbers, was to be counted on in a trial of strength between them and their opponents. Woodward et al., "The Year of the Evangelicals," Newsweek, 25 October 1976, 68-68. 7. But the good news is that unlike past theory and research that stressed the oldline as helpless victim; the most recent research including that of this chapter strongly suggests that there are things a congregation can do to adapt to the contextual changes.
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Presbyterianism in action: How to become a more effective

Stuart Roscoe Oglesby

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Instead, they believed that Christianity should be progressive and evolve with the changing times, maintaining its contemporary relevance rather than being rooted in historical creedal traditions.75 The leading proponent of the Christian Manifesto Wu Yaozong was widely known to be a modernist Christian. Another one of his significant projects was the founding of his influential Log College which had teachers educated in all areas of study.
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The Pilgrim Road: Sermons on Christian Life

B. A. Gerrish

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Here Protestantism puts in its claim, that, by freeing the mind from Roman thraldom, it opened the way for religious and political liberty; for untrammelled evolution on the basis of self-reliance; for a higher standard of morality; for the advancement of science — in short for every good thing that has come into the world since the Reformation. Paul Tillich was a German-American theologian whose work helped to revolutionize Protestant theology in light of a philosophical analysis of existence.
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The moral and religious miscellany;: Or, sixty-one

Hugh Knox

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If so, I find it interesting - and telling - that the Catholic viewpoint included much praise of the strength of Lutheran faith. Today, it is usually referred to in English as the Moravian Church and in German as the Herrnhuter Brüdergemeinde. Meanwhile the king lay at York; his army was dispirited, his nobles were lukewarm; he was daily receiving letters from London, urging him to make peace with the Scots, and he was persuaded at last to attempt extricating himself from the labyrinth into which his rashness and treachery had brought him, by opening negotiations with the Scots at Ripon.
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