Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Why can't Christians get along, 500 years after the Reformation?

Why can't Christians get along, 500 years after the Reformation?
The Atlantic: Martin Luther left behind a rich legacy of protest and reform. But the global church still isn't over the fractures he helped create.

My rise, their fall: A theologian's burden in response to the reality of sexual abuse
Baptist News Global: Amy Chilton asks, Who must the church hear in order to be the church? Does the octave of one's preaching voice determine one's belonging?

How the Protestant Reformation led to Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Washington Post: Few people know the story of the connection between the two reformers. What they share in common is far greater than a name.

Martin Luther's children: the top 10 Protestants in fiction
The (London) Guardian: On 31 October 1517, Luther kickstarted a revolution in Christianity that can still be felt in novels by authors from Daniel Defoe to John Updike.

Faith leaders raise their voices in opposing rights of Christian baker in Supreme Court case
The Deseret News: Major religious groups, as well as nearly 1,300 individual Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders, signed on to briefs filed Monday with the Supreme Court, arguing that religious business owners should be required to serve same-sex couples.

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