Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
Marian devotions were fueled by writings that were never considered to be inspired. Mariological ideas and practices were added from the outside and allowed to penetrate the faith of the people.
Present-day Roman Catholic Mariology is still framed in an emotional setting that makes it hardly reformable according to the Word of God.
The apartment he lives in is replete with Marian images. The rooms where he officially meets with people are furnished with portraits of Mary. His own daily clothes carry objects associated with Mary.
A book review of Hans Boersma’s two volumes on the topic.
Mariology is a testcase that provides an opportunity to see to what extent the Trinity and Christology belong to the shared faith.
The EAUK has published “A statement for the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation”. It analyses the theological impact of the reformers and the relationship between evangelical Christians and Roman Catholicism.
10 biblical reasons why I cannot be a Roman Catholic.