ReVision

Fragments

  • November 29, -0001
I'm sad to report that I'm not making any headway with publishers on my proposed title to mark, in 2017, the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The working title I've chosen is What's Not to Celebrate, and the book is intended to keep starry-eyed Protestant feet on the ground during what promises to be a long season of back-slapping and theological high-fives toasting the memory of Luther, Calvin, et al and extolling all the good they've brought to the Christian world. Which, doubtless, is not insignificant. The Reformation was a needed corrective in Church history, but, as with many correctives, it went overboard in certain ways, permanently damaging the Christian movement, most particularly, by establishing schism, fragmentation, and denominational triumphalism as somehow of the esse