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Reform Magazine | May 26, 2017

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Editorial

Editorial: A strange kind of glory

April 24, 2017 |

The focal point of my church is a stained glass window depicting the risen Christ. Hands raised, wearing a crown and robes,he gazes down on us from the heights of glory.

It’s not an image I warm to. Perhaps in … Read More

Editorial: Surprise!

March 27, 2017 |

So, this is #awks – right? Mine isn’t the face you’d expect on this page, but hey, the Editor is unexpectedly away, and the show must go on, so here I am.

The first issue of Reform I ever worked … Read More

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