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Reform Magazine | March 23, 2017

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Editorial: Trump and the Reformation

February 21, 2017 |

Autumn in a German mining town. A Dominican friar is in the street, preaching about purgatory. He graphically describes the wretched agonies suffered by the departed loved ones of his audience. They wail, they plead. If only there was some … Read More

Editorial: A journey worth taking

January 30, 2017 |

Two crucial events in the life of Martin Luther demonstrate what the Reformation – whose 500th anniversary we celebrate this year – was all about. One event is well known, the other, less so.

In 1521, Luther appeared before the … Read More

Editorial: Trump won… What comes next?

November 30, 2016 |

You will have had some time to get used to the news, but I’m writing on the morning after the US presidential election. Everything else in this edition of Reform, apart from News, was written before then, and may seem … Read More

Editorial: For all the saints

November 1, 2016 |

Macarius lived for six months in a gnat-infested swamp as penance for swatting a gnat that bit him. John Wesley at 82 caught a fever begging in the snow on behalf of those with no blankets. Felicitas, eight-months pregnant, was … Read More

Editorial: Make it last

September 26, 2016 |

Growing up with electric toasters and a short attention span can spoil you to the art of making toast under a grill. I discovered this as a teenager, when a bunch of us from our youth group went on holiday … Read More

Editorial: In the bookshop

August 26, 2016 |

You’re in a Victorian bookshop (or if you’re not, just pretend you are). While browsing for something to read on your next stagecoach journey, you come across The Duty and Obligation of the Christian Minister by the Revd Frederick de … Read More