Topic: Reformation


Engraver of the Reformation

May 10, 2017
Albrecht Dürer was born in Nuremberg, Germany, on May 21, 1471. The Anglicized version of his name would be Albert, and his last name means “door.” Albert the Door was quite an artist. His father was a goldsmith, and as a very young man, Albert started learning the family

The 200th Episode

May 3, 2017
Stephen Nichols (SN): For our two-hundredth installment, we have a very special guest, Dr. R.C. Sproul. Welcome back. R.C. Sproul (RC): Thank you very much, Steve. It’s a delight to be with you. SN: Well, not only are we celebrating the two-hundredth installment, it happens to fall in the year 2017.

Philip Melanchthon

April 26, 2017
Philip Melanchthon is, after Martin Luther, likely the most prominent resident of Wittenberg, Germany. “Master Philip,” as Luther called him, was born on February 15, 1497. He came of age educationally just after Martin Luther did, but in many ways, Melanchthon’s education was very different from Luther’s. Luther was

17th Century Theological Poets

April 5, 2017
The seventeenth century was a kind of golden age for theological poets. Fascinating that we had a number of very significant poets and they all seem clustered in this century. Of course, this century was kicked off for us by none other than Shakespeare. But that’s just the beginning
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