John Wyclif

2.10.17

CHR Comment: The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, an online resource, includes extensive articles on major church fathers whose work crossed over into theology. Well written, organized, and including bibliography.

Source: John Wyclif (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Remembering Thomas Oden

Tom saw as his primary task the discernment of how the Holy Spirit was leading the church and how, in his role as a pastor and academic, he might fit into the Spirit’s leading.

CHR Comment: Oden became a leading proponent for studying and valuing the history of biblical interpretation as a guide for interpretation and application of the Bible today.

Source: Remembering Thomas Oden | Joel Elowsky | First Things

Christianity Today Article

Thinking about the Church Fathers

An essay by Baptist theologian John Aloisi on how he, as a modern Evangelical, thinks about the church fathers. When Aloisi writes that you would be hard pressed to find pre-Reformation Fathers saying we are saved by grace through faith alone, he might recall Ephesians 2:8-9, “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” The Fathers knew this passage and commented on it.

» Thinking about the Church Fathers.

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