An overview of the Colloquium
Nearly all of sacred doctrine consists in these two parts: knowledge of God and of ourselves.
- John Calvin. The Institutes of the Christian Religion...
Most Revd. John McDowell
Ecclesia Semper Reformanda in Theological Perspective
EVERY generation of Christians faces the challenge to renew the personal and communal forms of its faith-praxis in the light of critical and self-critical reflections...
Werner G Jeanrond
Reformation and Reform in the Church of Ireland
THE SIXTEENTH-century European Reformation unleashed a torrent of theological, liturgical, religious, social and political innovation, as the face of western Christendom was transformed from a...
Semper reformanda: the challenges today and tomorrow
IT IS HARDLY a typical Friday evening when one finds oneself in deepest rural County Limerick having a conversation with a stranger, the opening...
Ecclesia Reformanda – global and local perspectives
IN LOOKING back 500 years to the actions of Luther which triggered what we now know of as the Reformation, we can identify numerous strands...
Response to the ‘global and local perspectives’
I HAVE been asked to respond to Bishop Ken’s address, but to do so as a non-academic, drawing on my experience as a former lay...
Into All the World: Shaping an Agenda for Tomorrow’s Church
AS ONE reflects on the commission to go “into all the world” in this important anniversary year, one is drawn to the question of the...
Into all the world: a response
IT IS CERTAINLY the case that religions in general, and the Christian churches in particular, have the potential to be strong advocates for human dignity...