Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Five hundred years later, the Solas give us as followers of Jesus our identity. When people ask, “What makes you an evangelical?”, we can respond with the five solas.
For the Catholic Church, “by grace alone” means that grace is intrinsically, constitutionally, and necessarily linked to the sacrament, and thus to the Church that administers it.
The issue at stake is whether or not Luther is to be rescued from himself in order to be heard by the church and the world.
A brief explanation of the five solas of Protestantism.