Resources on Understanding the Differences Between the Lutheran and Reformed Traditions

A friend posted something on Twitter this AM that reminded me how little the two traditions understand each other today. In the 16th and 17th centuries our traditions were involved in intense, frequent discussions and interaction and we understood each other more . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Godfrey On The Lutheran And The Reformed

Office Hours Video

Presently, the confessional Lutheran churches and the confessional Reformed and Presbyterian churches represent two distinct traditions and several different denominations. There is a gulf between them. Apart from a few cooperative enterprises the two traditions are not actively engaged in any major . . . Continue reading →

Imaginary Differences: Part 1

Let us begin with God’s Word as the Reformed in the classical period typically read and even heard it—in Latin: ergo fides ex auditu auditus autem per verbum Christi (“Therefore faith is from hearing and hearing through the Word of Christ,” Rom 10:17). Continue reading →