The Schmalkaldic League is formed and Lutherans have peace with the Emperor, but have little to give to the Reformed. Remembering the situation is not uniform throughout the Reformed world in 1532.
As we continue our walk, we are walking into the mountains of France and French speaking Switzerland where the Reformed faith bloomed prior to the Reformation. We follow Farel as he takes the gospel to Geneva, and to groups who already had it.
Wait don’t click away! Give this a listen even if it is a solo podcast and about Pentecost. The Holy Spirit and the dangers of not talking about the Holy Spirit are briefly explored. Give it a try, what can it really hurt?
Wibrandis Rosenblatt sometimes known as the wife of the Reformation, sometimes the widow of the Reformation, serves as a good reminder that those who followed the Reformation were not all men, but still worthy of praise.
Pilgrim Talk gathers the gang again to talk about James 1:26-27, set the table for chapter 2, and play a little Jeffersons. Listen to the discussion on undefiled religion before God and what James is saying to us today.
This Bibliotheca Palatina avoids the theological and goes for a little more light reading. It takes a look at the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series, The Onery Gene by Warren Embree, and the Collected Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Yes, short stories. Underrated reading material. Give it a listen.
The freedom to preach God’s word is at stake at the beginning of the time of Bullinger. Part of the backlash against Zwingli was a backlash against preaching regarding things of the state. The City council had a rule, but would Bullinger agree? What happened and why is it important for today?