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Entries Tagged ‘Reformation’

Coming Soon! Justified, the MR book

“God justifies the ungodly”: Paul’s statement in Romans 4:5 has brought comfort and provoked controversy throughout the history of the church. Historically, most Protestants have seen the Reformation as a rediscovery of this gospel truth–indeed, justification as “the article by which the church stands or falls.” In our day, however, neither the Reformers’ account of […]

Romanticism’s Revenge: The Pope Makes a Visit to the United Kingdom

Editor’s introduction: David Alenskis is a recent graduate of Westminster Seminary California and is an ordained priest in the Anglican Church of North America. He currently serves as the associate pastor of the Anglican Church of the Resurrection (San Marcos, California) and is preparing to serve as a long-term missionary in Buenos Aires, Argentina in […]

Reformation To Germany

Although the Reformation was a world-changing event, some of the religious reforms it introduced have not lasted into the modern age. Whether Luther’s Germany or Calvin’s Geneva, some of the brightest spots of the Reformation have dimmed over the succeeding generations. That’s why we’re excited to highlight works of renewal in these seedbeds of the […]

Horton on Wright’s Latest

UPDATE: Wright responds Matthew Miller of Christianbook.com interviewed N. T. Wright recently and asked him about this review. Here is the exchange: Matthew: In a recent review, Michael Horton, writing for Christianity Today, was generally supportive of your book. Yet, he took issue with your, at times, negative articulation of the Reformation and its impact […]

Michael Horton on Rick Warren, Modern Reformation, and Desiring God

Update II: More from Modern Reformation The Promise Driven Life (Nov/Dec 2005) Review of The Purpose Driven Life by D.G. Hart (Mar/Apr 2004) Update: comments closed. It is not our usual course at Modern Reformation or White Horse Inn to comment on the invitations of other organizations for their conferences.  However, we’re starting to receive […]

An Update from Michael Horton in Brazil

I’m writing from Sao Paulo, Brazil.  It’s my third trip down here, and I am told repeatedly that the White Horse Inn and Modern Reformation have had a healthy impact.  Ten of my books have been translated into Portuguese. This invitation came from the Presbyterian Church—specifically, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (Mackenzie Presbyterian University) founded in 1870 […]

Horton in Brazil

Mike Horton is in Sao Paulo, Brazil this week speaking at the Congresso Internacional de Religião, Teologia e Igreja, which is being hosted by the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie.  If you’d like to watch a live webcast of his lectures, you can log into the University’s website and click where it says “ao vivo” (which means “live” in […]

Evangelism and Social Justice

[What is the relationship between the Great Commandment (to love God and neighbor) and the Great Commission (to make and baptize disciples)? In this preview of Mike Horton's newest book, he lays out the challenge our churches are facing.] A while back I asked the general secretary of the World Council of Churches if his […]

Five for Friday: The Robert Morrison Project

Five for Friday is an occasional interview series on the WHI blog that features Reformation pacesetters: those who are actively bringing Reformation into their own circles.  In this edition, we’re talking to the people behind the Robert Morrison Project, a nonprofit publishing enterprise dedicated to legal publication of Christian books in China. What is the […]

The Virgin Mary and ECT: A Response

In the 1960s, it was virtually inconceivable that a Roman Catholic candidate could win a presidential election and conservative Protestants were at the forefront of the opposition to John F. Kennedy’s campaign.  However, in only two decades, everything changed.  With the rise of the Moral Majority and concern over a loss of cultural values, particularly […]