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Should we ‘celebrate’ or just ‘commemorate’ the Reformation?

What is your opinion? Vote here.

AUTHOR Evangelical Focus 31 OCTOBER 2016 11:00 h GMT+1
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In 2017, Europe and the world will look back at the start of the Protestant Reformation, a theological and sociological revolution that changed Christianity forever.



Nowadays, some historic Protestant State Churches and the Roman Catholic Church are calling to leave the divisions of the past behind and start a new era of reconciliation and ecumenical unity. They believe the Reformation is something to be commemorated but not celebrated.



On the other hand, many other Christians believe Martin Luther's return to the authority of the Bible and the Five Solas is something that has to be celebrated. Many evangelical Christians say: “the Reformation is not over”.



What is your opinion? VOTE HERE:


 


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2017
Should evangelical Christians celebrate the Protestant Reformation?
Yes, of course. It is part of our historical and theological heritage.
71%
Yes, but only commemorate it. It had lights and shades.
18%
No, the Reformation is only to be celebrated by the historic Protestant churches.
4%
No, evangelicals have nothing to do with the Reformation.
8%
This Poll is closed.
Number of votes: 974
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