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October 14th, 2010 - 8:00 am § in Church

Structural Engineering the ELCA

The ELCA, facing budget shortfalls, is forced to restructure it's churchwide organization. But the restructuring is flawed with misplaced priorities and a failure to address the real structural problem it faces.[...]

March 8th, 2010 - 1:34 am § in Theology

The Proper Place of the Law: What of Antinomianism?

In the debates over human sexuality and the related discussions, the charge is frequently made by conservatives and traditionalists that the ELCA has drifted into antinomianism (rejecting the law). That charge has been unsurprisingly leveled once again by Robert Benne in the winter 2009 edition of L[...]

February 18th, 2010 - 10:05 pm § in Church

Reconfiguration of Lutheranism. Really?

Today the conservative, traditionalist, and dissident group Lutheran CORE released it’s vision for what the group’s press release called “the reconfiguration of Lutheranism in North America.” ┬áIt calls for the establishment of a new church body with the suggested name of the[...]

November 3rd, 2009 - 5:38 pm § in Bible, Theology

Sola Scriptura

Over on his blog Liturgy, Bosco Peters (an Anglican priest in New Zealand) has an item about the notion of sola scriputra on the occasion of the Anglican commemoration of the 16th Century English theologian Richard Hooker. For many, both historically and today, the phrase is taken at face value, as [...]