pietism

ReclaimingPietism

Book Review of Reclaiming Pietism: Retrieving an Evangelical Tradition

Reclaiming Pietism: Retrieving an Evangelical Tradition by Roger E. Olson and Christian T. Collins Winn is a brief introduction and defense of Christian pietism. Throughout this work, Olson and Winn seek to dispel common misconceptions about the pietist movement, such as the common contention that pietism is staunchly legalistic, opposed to social action, and intent […]

“Man’s Working Together With God After Conversion” -or- “C. F. W. Walther was a dirty pietist, evidently”

Do we confessional Lutherans love the theology that is set forth in our Lutheran Confessions, or do we love a truncated reduction of it? Seems like a tautological question, in a way — I mean, after all, it’s in the name, isn’t it? “Confessional Lutheran”? Should be a QED, right? It certainly should be, yes. […]