This essay wants to focus attention on the career of Thomas Cranmer as a Reformer. A short historical overview is provided of his life and theological development before the author examines Cranmer's teaching on some of the major points of the Reformatlon. Particular attention is given to the Bible.
This article concerns itself with the French Reformed church polity and church government. Important decisions concerning church government were taken at the First National Synod of the Reformed Churches of France, which was held in Paris from May 25 to 28, 1559. A Presbyterian form of church government was chosen instead of an Episcopalian.
This article is the second in a trilogy looking at the heritage of hymns left behind by Philip Doddridge. Here the author focuses on the orthodoxy behind Doddridge's hymns, maintaining that the church is called to sing about Christ as incarnate, crucified, resurrected, and ascended into heaven as the head of the church.
This article is the first in a trilogy looking at the heritage of hymns left behind by Philip Doddridge. Here the author provides a short biography of Doddridge's life, with a special focus on the way his hymns have been accepted by the church. The author also discusses the nature of the hymns for congregational singing.