Reformation Context (Part 14): The Issue of Indulgences

Luther’s issue with indulgences was that they lacked any humility.

Reformation Context (Part 13): Luther and Bernard

Bernard of Clairvaux played a key role in shaping Luther’s Eschatology

Reformation Context (Part 12): Luther as a Medieval Man

It is important to see Luther as a Medieval man

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.