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Merlin
Nor Did the Reformation Succeed
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:15am
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because it merely Fragmented Christianity rather than Reforming.

I agree with you about the obstacles, and I agree with the author, Peter J. Leithart, about:

"Only Godís Spirit can overcome the insurmountable obstacles that stand in the way."

  • The Reformation did not fail.shadow, Sun Oct 29 6:31am
    The reformation took away political power from the Roman Catholic Church, an event from which the Roman Catholic Church is still recoiling. It is a horrible thing when Christianity is described as a... more
    • Nor Did the Reformation Succeed — Merlin, Sun Oct 29 7:15am
      • The intent was to reform the RCC. But the church would not be reformed, and in that choice, separated itself from Christendom.
        • I Think That's Debatable...Amadeus, Mon Oct 30 6:50pm
          It created a reformed theology, but as to whether or not it would be its "original" state... There was a bit of confusion amongst the apostles and early Christians about exactly what that was. Amadeus
      • Doctrines of men won't save us. The Church needs to be united but what unite it? Only the Grace of God.
      • Your Paradigm Is Too Constricted...Amadeus, Sun Oct 29 7:52pm
        The Reformation could not succeed by merely reforming Catholicism, because monolithic, organized religions can't adequately accommodate the individual nature of personal revelation and faith. Faith + ... more
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