Reformation Day

Words of Truth & Reason

Wittenberg Door

Today is Hallowe’en but it is also Reformation Day, the anniversary of when an Augustinian monk nailed an invitation to debate on to the church door at Wittenberg.  497 years ago, Martin Luther dropped a pebble which became an avalanche.
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If you don’t know much about the start of the Reformation, read Timothy George’s great piece at First Things:

Reformation Day – Timothy George, First Things

And because Martin Luther still remains a controversial character, and it is increasingly trendy to dismiss his insights, here’s a vote of confidence for him:

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Luther, I think, got the substance of the Christian Faith roughly right – or rather, the Luther who discovered the Christian Faith afresh did, not the Luther concerned with preserving reformation by earthly powers.  And Luther, in my judgement, also got the apostle Paul basically right.  This view is not popular today, but popularity isn’t an index…

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About Jim & Jody

We sell real estate in the Tulsa Oklahoma area for Chinowth & Cohen Realtors. We have been selling real estate in Tulsa for about 6 years, however Jim has been in and around the Real Estate business since 1991. He is a former Broker Associate in Kansas, has earned his GRI designation, and has taken all educational requirements for appraising Real Estate. Jody has had many years experience in the Real Estate Mortgage field, and the two together have a well rounded knowledge of all aspects of the Real Estate business.
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