The Protestant Reformation dramatically transformed the sixteenth century world in ways that continue to greatly shape our world today. The Reformation brought foundational theological changes which led to a dramatically different view of God and the world. This worldview shift in turn significantly changed the social, political, cultural, and economic life of much of Europe. These changes continue to shape and impact our politics, our worldview, our economics, and our view of humanity today.
What is the goal of preaching? Where did our modern conceptions of democracy and human rights come from? Why was the Reformation followed by a flourishing of scholarship and education? Daryl McCarthy reflects on some of the ways that the impact of the Reformation can be felt today. Please find videos here with 2-5 minute answers to difficult questions.
How was university education strengthened through Reformation?
What does the Reformation teach us about Christian’s role in society?
What spiritual lessons of the Reformation do we need today?