The Reformation Context (Part 11)

A summary of Wycliffe’s theology and impact

The Reformation: Context (Part 10)

Wycliffe challenged both the financial power of the church and its spiritual authority. In its place he held out the Holy Word of God.

The Reformation Context (Part 9)

In its proper place, tradition helped the Reformers to defend the true doctrine of the church.

The Reformation Context (Part 8)

The Reformation was not a fight over “Scripture or tradition,” but rather a fight for the proper place of each.

The Reformation Context (Part 7)

The Protestant challenge to the Papacy arises out of a cultural context of building ecclesiastical critique.

The Reformation Context (Part 6)

The Church’s view of Papal Primacy became a significant touchstone of reformation theologies.

The Reformation Context (Part 5)

Papal authority became a major point of contention in the European Reformations; we do well to seek an understanding of the papacy, then, if we want to understand the reformations themselves.

The Reformation Context (Part 4)

There are two pillars of late-medieval church dogma which significantly influenced the shape of the Protestant Reformation.

The Reformation Context (Part 3)

Understanding the doctrinal contributions of Johannes Duns Scotus and William Occam allows us to see that the seeds of Luther’s ideas preceded him

The Reformation Context (Part 2)

Thomism’s influence on the theological landscape of the time shaped the form of the Reformations of the 16th century.