Part 4: What’s Going On Right Now: Sex, Race, Politics, and Power with Dr. W Robert Godfrey

In this fourth session of Bob’s Sunday school class at the Escondido URC, he explains what led to the collapse of Christendom. It began with Luther at Worms, in 1521. In his famous speech he presented a choice:  to maintain Christendom, the powerful unity of church and state, or to be “Christians.” Christendom as a stable cultural reality, or the gospel that had been significantly lost in the Middle Ages (under Christendom) that had now been recovered. Many like that choice. They did not want to face the reality that Christendom was one thing and Christianity was another. Listen here»


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  • R. Scott Clark
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    R.Scott Clark is the President of the Heidelberg Reformation Association, the author and editor of, and contributor to several books and the author of many articles. He has taught church history and historical theology since 1997 at Westminster Seminary California. He has also taught at Wheaton College, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Concordia University. He has hosted the Heidelblog since 2007.

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