(RNS) — Despite all the hype during the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the spiritual father of Baptists, Huldrych Zwingli, it turns out, is far more important to modern Christianity than Martin Luther or John Calvin.
Here is an open-faced confession of interest in Robinson’s fiction, along with an overt plug that readers of “Sightings” pay attention—or more attention—to Robinson.
Both wings of the Protestant Reformation produced heirs with complex histories, and mixed expressions, including participation in and execution of murderous conflicts such as the Thirty Years’ War.
It's the 500th anniversary of Luther's 95 theses! But author and scholar Craig Harline reminds us that we *might* have inflated the legend of what actually happened at the Wittenberg door.
"The suffering of cancer raises raw questions about God, life, and death," says J. Todd Billings. "In this context, theological clichés are not enough."
The bestselling "Heaven" author explains why he is so passionate about Calvinist vs. Arminian debates. Along the way, he makes a provocative comment about God's role in natural disasters.
The New York Times bestselling author and influential pastor gets practical on prayer. He calls it "the key to everything we need to do and be in life."