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:

Monday, May 9, 2011

Montanism and Pentecostalism

The enemy of God’s Church, who is emphatically a hater of good and a lover of evil ... was again active in causing strange heresies to spring up against the Church. For some persons, like venomous reptiles, crawled over Asia & Phrygia, boasting that Montanus was the Paraclete, & that the women that followed him, Priscilla and Maximilla, were prophetesses of Montanus. Eusebius, Eccl. Hist. 5.15

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