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All articles & reviews tagged with reformers

Historical

February 2018
Articles > Historical > Uncategorised

Reformation woman: Anna Reinhard

Katharina Luther looms large in any discussion about Protestant women during the Reformation. She earned her acclaim through her work — and her high-profile, high-maintenance husband. But there were other women who also laboured for the newly revived church. They, too, have much to teach us. The first woman to become a Reformer’s wife…

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Historical

October 2017
Articles > Historical

The Scottish Reformation — a work of God’s grace

The Reformation in Scotland in the sixteenth century was essentially a rediscovery of grace and a notable work of the Holy Spirit in the nation. Invaluable in providing a clear understanding of the ideals of the Reformers in doctrine, church order and practice are documents associated with the Scottish Reformation, especially The Scots Confession…

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Review

October 2017
Reviews > Book

Concerning the True Care of Souls

In this Calvin anniversary year it is good to be made aware of some of the lesser known leaders of the Reformation. Martin Bucer was one such and indeed was highly regarded by Calvin. We are grateful for this translation from the original German by Peter Beale, being but a tiny portion of Bucer’s…

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Review

October 2017
Reviews > Book

Songs of the Nativity: Selected Sermons on Luke 1 & 2

This is a fine volume, wonderfully produced, of a collection of fourteen sermons by John Calvin on Luke chapters 1 & 2, translated from French. All are careful treatments of the selected verses, with application as you go along, and often with such a modern tone that you forget they were preached in 1559–1560.…

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Article

December 1996
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

What is a reformed church?

Last month we considered this subject historically. Now we shall consider it doctrinally. In so doing, we shall begin to mark the leading distinctives of a Reformed church. A Reformed church believes that the Bible in its entirety is God's written Word, without error or fault of any kind; and it also believes that…

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