Category: The Spiritual Life

The Glory of the Cross

Martin Luther, in his 1518 disputation at Heidelberg, compared a theology of glory with a theology of the cross.  Theologians of glory were—in a modern term—triumphalists.  They presented God as the basis for success; and in that success they impressed people with their intelligence, their erudition and their godliness.  Personal achievement and godliness were represented …

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