In Need of a New Reformation
As you might guess I am not a big fan of Martin Luther or Henry VIII or Thomas Cranmer. I prefer the Counter Reformation to the Reformation and firmly believe that the word “Reformation” is a misnomer.
It wasn’t a Reformation at all, it was a Revolution, and like all revolutions it was violent, destructive and bloody.
But we won’t take that train this time. Instead, continuing my New Year’s Resolution to stand on my head a bit more, I’d like to not only praise the Protestant Reformation, but assert very strongly that we need another one.
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