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- The Legacy of Hans Küng’s Doctrine of Justification : August 24, 2014
Hans Küng (1928—) was ordained in 1955, and his doctoral thesis, Justification: La Doctrine de Karl Barth et Une Réflexion Catholique was published in 1957 (Justification: The Doctrine of Karl Barth and a Catholic Reflection, 1964 ET). Justification was Küng’s first book and was a study of the Protestant and Roman Catholic teachings on the Doctrine of Justification […]
- John Calvin on the Roman Catholic Objections to the Reformation : February 1, 2013
John Eck’s Enchiridion locorum communium adversus Lutheranos (1526, 1536)
John Calvin lists what he believes to be the basic objections the Roman Catholic Church held against the Reformation in the 16th Century.
“They call it “new” and “of recent birth.”
“They reproach it as “doubtful and uncertain”
“They inquire whether it is right for […]
- John Calvin On The Reformation’s Lack of Miracles : January 28, 2013
Schäufelein Hans, “Peter and John Heal the Sick”
In the Prefatory Address to the King of France, in the opening of Institutes of the Christian Religion, John Calvin outlines the Romanist objects to the Reformation program, and then Calvin responses to each of them. One of the Roman Catholic criticisms is that […]
- Denzinger’s Enchiridion on Origenism and Monothelitism : June 25, 2012
Henry Denzinger’s Sources of Catholic Dogma (Enchiridion symbolorum, definitionum et declarationum de rebus fidei et morum) (online text) is a compilation of quotations from Church Councils, Popes, Bishops and significant leaders that are foundational to the Roman Catholic Magisterium. The quotations are numbered, and often referenced by “Denzinger ###” by many […]
- John Cosin on the Differences Between Roman Catholicism and Protestants : June 15, 2012
John Cosin, (1594-1674), Bishop of Durham, Church of England
Henry Bettenson’s Document’s of the Early Church contains a letter from John Cosin (1594-1674) titled A Letter to the Countess of Peterborough (1660). The letter is helpful as an example of the standard Protestant objections to Roman Catholicism from an Anglican perspective.
John Cosin, […]
- Rudolf Bultmann: de-mythologizing, Gnosticism and his works : March 8, 2012
Rudolf Bultmann (1884-1976) was a German Lutheran theologian who taught at the University of Marburg. Bultmann is well know for his de-mythologizing method that he attempted to purge the New Testament of what he perceived to be legendary accretions to the Christian Tradition. The method is historically reminiscent of the penknife redaction of Marcion […]
- The Church by Hans Küng (review) : October 17, 2011
Hans Küng is a Catholic Priest and a prolific theologian, and a very controversial man. I'm drawn to his writings because he serves as aurea mediocritas between Protestantism and Catholicism. I first learned about Küng after his criticism of ...