Review: Justification by Faith in Catholic-Protestant Dialogue by Anthony N. S. Lane

The Regensburg Forum is pleased to present a book review by Zach Howard of Bethlehem Seminary. Published shortly after the Catholic-Lutheran Joint Declaration on Justification in 1999, Anthony S. Lane’s book, Justification by Faith in Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue: An Evangelical Assessment, still offers the most thorough analysis of the issues on this topic. Indeed, the book… Read More Review: Justification by Faith in Catholic-Protestant Dialogue by Anthony N. S. Lane

Ranking “Errors” and the Assurance of Salvation

by Matthew Gaetano The Jesuit theologian, Robert Bellarmine (d. 1621), has appeared quite a few times in the early days of The Regensburg Forum. His Controversies offered one of the most thoroughgoing challenges to Protestant theology. And Bellarmine’s Controversies came in for extensive criticism from hundreds of Reformed and Lutheran theologians–at times quite harsh. For our effort to… Read More Ranking “Errors” and the Assurance of Salvation

Justification after Trent – and the (largely forgotten) Augustinian Gianlorenzo Berti

by Matthew Gaetano A. N. S. Lane, a scholar whose work should be of great relevance to future conversation, states the following in his book on justification: The Tridentine Decree on Justification is one of the most impressive achievements of the council. The leaders of the council had reported to Rome that ‘the significance of the Council… Read More Justification after Trent – and the (largely forgotten) Augustinian Gianlorenzo Berti

Catholic or Protestant? The Story of Contarini and the Reformation

We are pleased to share a recent piece at The Gospel Coalition by Chris Castaldo, with the permission of Castaldo and Dr. Ryan M. Reeves. Castaldo highlights some fundamental divisions among Protestants and Catholics by exploring the role of one Catholic cardinal at Regensburg. What is the fundamental difference between Roman Catholic and evangelical Protestant faith? The… Read More Catholic or Protestant? The Story of Contarini and the Reformation