Western Seminary stands in the great tradition of the Reformation, embracing the five solas. The solas of the Reformation are at the heart of the gospel centered transformation taking place among our students at Western Seminary. There’s not sufficient time to address each one of the five solas, but I’d like to touch briefly on Sola Gratia, by grace alone.
This book began as a “search for clarity” regarding the “commonalities and differences between Roman Catholic and evangelical Protestant theology with reference to the Reformation.” (13) Finding no extant resource adequate to this task, the authors elected to put together the volume under review. While the topic of this book is timely (considering the upcoming 500th anniversary of the Reformation), the question is whether what is offered here achieves its stated goal.
In honor of Reformation Day, we thought that we would run a post that originally appeared here two years ago. Growing up, I knew almost nothing about the Reformation. I had a vague awareness of something that some people somewhere in the church celebrated about the same time of year that I was obsessing over…Continue reading 5 Reasons We Need to Remember the Reformation