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Comparison of Lutheran and Catholic Beliefs Regarding Communion

A couple of recent news articles made me think that perhaps a post concerning some of the differences between Lutheran and Catholic beliefs regarding Holy Communion might be helpful (I also find theological discussions endlessly interesting). Communion is also called The Lord’s Supper, the Eucharist (“Thanksgiving”), or the Sacrifice of the Altar.  My intent in this post is simply to …

A Lutheran Perspective on the Refugee Crisis and Immigration

With the current refugee crisis and immigration issues at the forefront of the news, I thought it might be helpful to provide a Lutheran perspective on these.  I’ll caution up-front, though, that I won’t be providing “the answer.”  Instead, what I hope to do is provide a theological framework for thinking about the issues.  I also want to stress that …

Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Other Theologians to Whom I Owe Thanks

Dietrich Bonhoeffer is one of a number of theologians who have greatly impacted my own life and faith.  In his company I would also put men like C.S. Lewis, Martin Luther, St. Augustine, and the early Church Fathers (e.g. Tertullian, Ireneaus, etc…). Each of them has given me something valuable.  To C.S. Lewis I owe thanks for a simple explanation of …