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Re: [LutheransLookingEast] Orthodoxy & the Reformation

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  • Mike Bennett
    Having taken ubrage at so-called Reformation I should also say I think the article is a good, meaty one.    Mike Bennett ... From: Christopher Orr
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      Having taken ubrage at "so-called Reformation" I should also say I think the article is a good, meaty one. 
       
      Mike Bennett

      --- On Tue, 5/4/10, Christopher Orr <xcjorr@...> wrote:


      From: Christopher Orr <xcjorr@...>
      Subject: [LutheransLookingEast] Orthodoxy & the Reformation
      To: LutheransLookingEast@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 11:24 AM


       



      By Fr John-Mark Titterington

      In the 1999 Archive <http://www.orthodox library.co. uk/archive1999. pdf> (see
      pp. 10-12) of the *Orthodox Christian Library<http://www.orthodox library.co. uk/>
      *

      It is tempting to begin a talk entitled "Orthodoxy and the Reformation" by
      declaring that there is no connection between the two -- we never had one,
      and that's it. But it is far from true to say that there is no connection
      between the two as the link is there, plainly for all to see, albeit five
      hundred years earlier. Many of our history books give the impression that
      what they call "The Reformation" was a sudden, grass-roots revolt against
      the Western Church, pioneered by the monk, Martin Luther, in Germany in
      1517.

      This is misleading because (etc.)




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