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Karl Keating
"The highest and chief abomination of the pope."The phrase, describing infant baptism, is from the Schleitheim Articles, the first official...
Jennifer Hay
According to a widely held Protestant belief, the first Christians got their truths chiefly from Scripture; apostolic teaching had only a minor...
Matthew E. Bunson
The history of Colonial England in America is one of great irony: The same Protestant groups who fled England in pursuit of toleration and...
Karl Keating
Among the early Protestant leaders in England, John Wesley might be the most attractive or interesting. He almost certainly was the most...
Christopher J. Malloy
In 2008, Pope Benedict XVI raised a few eyebrows when he seemed to agree with Luther’s doctrine that we are saved by faith alone. But the pope...
Christopher Check
We all know the story from school: In 1588, the plucky English navy took on the supposedly superior military might of the Spanish Armada—and...
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
You’ve probably met a believer whose faith is modeled on that practiced by the “early Christians”—a simple, unstructured church that, according...
Robert P. Lockwood
Last fall, a macabre news item made for squeamish reading: At an auction in England in November, more than $11,000 was paid for a 17th-century...