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Rhys Bezzant has contributed 3 articles

Why did the Reformation Succeed?

by Rhys Bezzant

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Despite significant opposition, Protestant churches survived the era of their tumultuous birth and grew large to provide spiritual shade and sustenance for countless men, women and children. But how?

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Waking up Protestant?

by Rhys Bezzant

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The point of theology was, for Luther, not to smooth out all issues in human experience, but to teach us to accept God’s offer of forgiveness through the merits of Christ’s atoning work.

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Telling Another Old Story

by Rhys Bezzant

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We must not assume that the English Reformation played by a different set of rules, or was not animated by theological debates or intellectual history. Luther’s Reformation is ours too as Anglicans. The continental reformation is central to the reformation of the Church in England in the sixteenth century, and the reverberations of the hammer in Wittenberg can still be heard distinctly in Australia today.

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