Reformed Churchmen

We are Confessional Calvinists and a Prayer Book Church-people. In 2012, we remembered the 350th anniversary of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer; also, we remembered the 450th anniversary of John Jewel's sober, scholarly, and Reformed "An Apology of the Church of England." In 2013, we remembered the publication of the "Heidelberg Catechism" and the influence of Reformed theologians in England, including Heinrich Bullinger's Decades. For 2014: Tyndale's NT translation. For 2015, John Roger, Rowland Taylor and Bishop John Hooper's martyrdom, burned at the stakes. Books of the month. December 2014: Alan Jacob's "Book of Common Prayer" at: January 2015: A.F. Pollard's "Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: 1489-1556" at: February 2015: Jaspar Ridley's "Thomas Cranmer" at:

Thursday, November 13, 2014

13 November 354 A.D. Birth of Augustine of Hippo

13 November 354 A.D. Birth of Augustine of Hippo



Augustine of Hippo (354 to 430)

Universal Church

Greatest theologian of the early church.

St. Augustine of Hippo, the greatest theologian of the early church, was born this day in Tagaste, North Africa. His famed writings include The City of God and Confessions. His influence would require books to recount.

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