Scholarship, Ecumenism, and The Regensburg Forum

by Trevor Anderson A look at our writers page makes clear that our site is not composed of contributors who hold positions of ecclesiastical authority in the Roman Catholic Church. Thus, none of our contributors are in a position to effect visible unity of any kind between various Christian communions that are not currently united (viz., Catholic and… Read More Scholarship, Ecumenism, and The Regensburg Forum

Announcing The Regensburg Forum

by Aaron Anderson In keeping with our commitment to scholarly explorations of contested issues between Catholics and Protestants, the writers of Catholics & Calvinists have decided to re-name our project The Regensburg Forum: History, Philosophy, and Theology in the Augustinian Tradition. We think that this change in nomenclature will serve to both broaden the possibilities for… Read More Announcing The Regensburg Forum

Chris Castaldo, cont’d: Further Resources

Dr. Chris Castaldo was recently interviewed on our site. Below are some more resources from Castaldo; all make for excellent viewing. At a moment when many Reformed traditions are reassessing the optimism of the modern ecumenical movements, and cautiously charting possibilities for a chastened dialogue with Roman Catholics, Castaldo stands out as a Reformed evangelical who is eminently… Read More Chris Castaldo, cont’d: Further Resources

Interview: Talking with Chris Castaldo about the Gospel

Dr. Chris Castaldo (Ph.D., London School of Theology) is the Senior Pastor at New Covenant Church, Naperville, IL. Dr. Castaldo has authored and contributed to several books on the Reformation including The Unfinished Reformation: What Unites and Divides Catholics and Protestants After 500 Years (Zondervan, 2016), Talking with Catholics about the Gospel: A Guide for… Read More Interview: Talking with Chris Castaldo about the Gospel

The (im)possible conversation: clarifying the intent of Catholics & Calvinists

(** Note: This post was written in the early stages of our website, when it was still dubbed “Catholics & Calvinists,” in order to spell out more fully the aims and goals of our interest in Calvinist and Catholic dialogue. While it still serves as a helpful guide to our conversation, we recommend also reading… Read More The (im)possible conversation: clarifying the intent of Catholics & Calvinists

Are Catholics Christians? A Note for New Calvinists: Part 1

by Trevor Anderson Having been a New Calvinist for several years, I know that there are some who do not think, or seriously doubt, that the Catholic Church is a Christian church, and who do not think, or seriously doubt, that an informed, faithful, practicing Catholic can be considered a Christian. From this basic conviction… Read More Are Catholics Christians? A Note for New Calvinists: Part 1

A Note on “Dialogue” for New Calvinists

by Aaron Anderson Readers will notice our unabashed ommitment to ‘dialogue’. Taking our cues partially from the usage of this term in recent years by those in the ecumenical movements, we think dialogue is an apt term to describe the approach we will take in our engagements with Reformed theology. This is because “dialogue” (dia-logos) calls… Read More A Note on “Dialogue” for New Calvinists