Protestant grammar of the triple body of Christ.
CHR Comment: Peter J. Leithart comments on the historical body, sacramental body, and ecclesial body of Christ, explaining some differences in emphasis over the centuries and relating them to Protestant practice. The basis of his comments is Henri de Lubac.
Source: Triple Body | Peter J. Leithart | First Things
The article describes a variety of conservatives who question the validity of the state in regulating marriage due to the rise of homosexual marriages. Ministers/churches may not want to cooperate with the state but would ask couples to have a civil ceremony before the church ceremony.
On Religion – Ancient sacraments vs. paperwork for the modern state – Columns.