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    • Calvin in Scotland 

      Fergusson, David (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2010-12-01) - Journal article
      Although Scottish Calvinism has had a very negative press of late, this paper finds much that came out of the Reformation that was positive or progressive. David Fergusson evaluates Calvin’s influence on Scotland by ...
    • Continuity and discontinuity: the Lord's Supper in historical perspective 

      Sefton, Henry (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2008-12-01) - Journal article
      While the Reformation brought a transformation in the way the Lord's Supper was celebrated in Scotland, Henry Sefton's paper shows that the change in practice was not at complete as might be thought, and that through the ...
    • Holy Communion, a sign and seal of salvation 

      Torrance, David W. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-09-01) - Journal article
      David W. Torrance offers a brief but comprehensive examination of the Reformed doctrine of the Lord’s Supper. He examines the foundations of the sacrament in the five great sacrificial offerings of Israel’s worship, as ...
    • 'In this sacrament the whole of what our religion means is expressed' 

      Falconer, Alan D. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2008-12-01) - Journal article
      A passage from C. H. Dodd's Christian Worship provides the basis for an examination of Holy Communion in the life and worship of a community and a survey of recent work by scholars of the Reformed tradition on development ...
    • The influence of Calvinism on politics 

      Macleod, Donald (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-12-01) - Journal article
      In a paper that challenges contemporary Reformed thinking, Donald Macleod draws our attention to Calvin's views on politics. He touches on the thought of Alexander Shields, Abraham Kuyper, and the Barmen Declaration and ...
    • The Joint Declaration on the doctrine of Justification: an exposition and a critique from a Reformed perspective 

      McPake, John L. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-06-01) - Journal article
      The Joint Declaration made by the Lutheran and Roman Catholic churches in 1999 stands as a considerable marker on the road towards a common understanding of one of the central questions to have divided the Church at the ...
    • A new version of the Scots Confession, 1560 

      Hazlett, Ian (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2010-12-01) - Journal article
      Ian Hazlett’s chief aim in producing this new version of one of the key Reformation documents is to make the Scots Confession accessible to a new generation of readers. By carefully updating its language he has allowed the ...
    • ‘Not simply pastor-teacher, but also apostle, prophet and evangelist’: the changing role of the Church of Scotland parish minister 

      Dougall, Neil (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2015-12-20) - Journal article
      Neil Dougall sets out the five leadership roles for ministry in the Church as detailed in Ephesians 4:11, the ministries of: the apostle, the prophet, the evangelist, the pastor, and the teacher. In the Reformed churches, ...
    • Preparing for enabling the ministries of the Church: where are we and where do we want to be? 

      Scott, Martin (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2011-12-01) - Journal article
      For Martin Scott one of the main challenges for the Church of Scotland lies in the integration of the intellectual, practical and spiritual aspects of ministry formation with structured theological reflection that is both ...
    • Reflections on the ongoing dialogue between Renaissance and Reformation 

      Cameron, Euan (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2012-06-01) - Journal article
      Euan Cameron’s paper revisits a recurring theme that was central to his father’s (and to his own) historical endeavour: the relationship between Renaissance humanism and the Reformation. His study takes in critiques of ...
    • A Reformed asceticism 

      Radcliff, Jason (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2013-06-01) - Journal article
      Jason Radcliff argues for the possibility of a Reformed asceticism, not as a condition of salvation, but as a form of life. He provides evidence from the Bible, particularly the thought of the apostle Paul, as well as from ...
    • Reformed theology in Scotland 

      Macleod, Donald (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2010-12-01) - Journal article
      Marking the legacy of the Reformation, Donald Macleod undertakes a survey of the Scottish Reformed theological tradition. While this is a wide field abounding with complex issues and fascinating personalities, he expertly ...
    • Sanctification: words for the weary 

      Radcliff, Alexandra (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2013-12-01) - Journal article
      Within Reformed circles there has been a long and continuing debate on the relation of justification and sanctification. By drawing on the work of Andrew Murray, J. B. Torrance, T. F. Torrance and Gary Deddo, Alexandra ...
    • Scotland and the example of Geneva 

      Dawson, Jane E. A. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2009-12-01) - Journal article
      Jane Dawson examines the extent to which the new Reformed church in Scotland owed a debt to the Genevan model and looks at how, as the Reformation in Europe progressed, the 'example of Geneva' became the 'example of Scotland'.
    • "Sin and politics: issues in Reformed theology" by Jeong Kii Min 

      Davis, Richard A. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2010-12-01) - Book review
      Review of Jeong Kii Min, Sin and Politics: Issues in Reformed Theology (New York: Peter Lang, 2009)
    • "The theological education of the ministry: soundings in the British reformed and dissenting traditions" by Alan P. F. Sell 

      Denniston, Jane (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-01) - Book review
      Review of Alan P. F. Sell, The Theological Education of the Ministry: Soundings in the British Reformed and Dissenting Traditions (Eugene, Or.: Pickwick Publications, 2013)
    • “Thomas F. Torrance and the Church fathers: a reformed, evangelical, and ecumenical reconstruction of the patristic tradition” by Jason R. Radcliff 

      Walker, Robert T. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Book review
      Review of: Jason R. Radcliff, Thomas F. Torrance and the Church Fathers: A Reformed, Evangelical, and Ecumenical Reconstruction of the Patristic Tradition (Eugene, Or.: Pickwick Publications, 2014)
    • “Union with Christ: reframing theology and ministry for the church” by J. Todd Billings 

      Radcliff, Jason (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2012-12-01) - Book review
      Review of J. Todd Billings, Union With Christ: Reframing Theology and Ministry for the Church (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2011)
    • The Westminster Confession: unfinished business 

      Macdonald, Finlay A. J. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Journal article
      In an extended study, Dr Macdonald gives an historical account of the changing status of the Westminster Confession of Faith in the Scottish Reformed churches. He focuses in particular on the debate within the Church of ...
    • "Worship and liturgy in context" edited by Duncan B. Forrester & Doug Gay 

      Henderson, Frances (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2010-06-01) - Book review
      Review of Duncan B. Forrester & Doug Gay (eds.), Worship and Liturgy in Context (London: SCM Press, 2009)