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Martin Luther: Master Of Paradoxes, Trevor O'Reggio Jul 2019

Martin Luther: Master Of Paradoxes, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

Martin Luther, the great German and Protestant reformer sees himself as following this biblical tradition of speaking in paradoxes. This paradoxical quality about Luther’s theological ideas evades easy explanation or simplistic interpretation. Some consider that Luther’s theological genius enabled him to view both sides of an issue. Others stumble over his paradoxical and apparently conflicting statements. The purpose of this paper is to analyze and critically evaluate some of Luther’s usage of paradoxes in his writings.


How Martin Luther Transformed Marriage, Trevor O'Reggio Nov 2018

How Martin Luther Transformed Marriage, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

Martin Luther’s views on marriage and the family revealed a radical departure from the traditional Catholic views of his times. He elevated marriage and the family to a place of honor and respectability at a time when the single life and celibacy were celebrated as a higher state of spirituality. He denounced celibacy as a cause of lust, rather than an aid to chastity. He advocated a moderate view on divorce at a time when divorce was almost impossible. He provided counsel to couples and those contemplating marriage. He encouraged priests to marry, and followed his own advice by ...


John Huss And The Origins Of The Protestant Reformation, Trevor O'Reggio Nov 2018

John Huss And The Origins Of The Protestant Reformation, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

"Was Jan Hus a forerunner of the Protestant reformation, did he anticipate the reformation–absolutely. Through his teachings on the supreme authority of scriptures he challenged and defied the then unchallenged authority of the papacy and the church by providing an alternative authority. This position would become one of the central foundational teachings of the 16th century reformers. Huss also, like the Protestant reformers, recognized the need to release the scriptures from the control of the scholars, the church, and the language of Latin by making the scriptures available to the people in their own language. This was then reinforced ...


The Father Of Black Adventism: Charles M. Kinny, Trevor O'Reggio Sep 2017

The Father Of Black Adventism: Charles M. Kinny, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


John Huss, Trevor O'Reggio Sep 2016

John Huss, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze how the reformation began by John Huss anticipated and inspired the great Protestant Reformation of the 16th century.


Martin Luther On Marriage And Family, Trevor O'Reggio Feb 2016

Martin Luther On Marriage And Family, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


The Connection Between Slavery And Prophecy As It Related To The American Nation In The Writings Of The Adventist Pioneers During The Antebellum Period, Trevor O'Reggio, Dojcin Zivadinovic Feb 2016

The Connection Between Slavery And Prophecy As It Related To The American Nation In The Writings Of The Adventist Pioneers During The Antebellum Period, Trevor O'Reggio, Dojcin Zivadinovic

Trevor O'Reggio

The period between 1850 and 1865 was a period of major social upheavals in American society; the major issue was the slavery. This period also witnessed the birth and organization of the Sabbatarian Adventism, a pre-millennial Christian movement distinguished by an emphasis on the Seventh-day Sabbath and a special understanding of Bible prophecies. Most Adventist pioneers vehemently opposed slavery, although not always on the same ground as their Christian counterparts. Aided by their peculiar understanding of Bible prophecy, the early Adventists identified America with apocalyptical end-time power, slavery being the key attribute of the “beast that looks like a lamb ...


The Father Of Black Adventism, Trevor O'Reggio Dec 2013

The Father Of Black Adventism, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


Martin Luther: Marriage And The Family As A Remedy For Sin, Trevor O'Reggio Dec 2012

Martin Luther: Marriage And The Family As A Remedy For Sin, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


The Connection Between Slavery And Prophecy As It Related To The American Nation In The Writings Of The Adventist Pioneers During The Antebellum Period, Trevor O'Reggio, Dojcin Zivadinovic Apr 2012

The Connection Between Slavery And Prophecy As It Related To The American Nation In The Writings Of The Adventist Pioneers During The Antebellum Period, Trevor O'Reggio, Dojcin Zivadinovic

Trevor O'Reggio

The period between 1850 and 1865 was a period of major social upheavals in American society; the major issue was the slavery. This period also witnessed the birth and organization of the Sabbatarian Adventism, a pre-millennial Christian movement distinguished by an emphasis on the Seventh-day Sabbath and a special understanding of Bible prophecies. Most Adventist pioneers vehemently opposed slavery, although not always on the same ground as their Christian counterparts. Aided by their peculiar understanding of Bible prophecy, the early Adventists identified America with apocalyptical end-time power, slavery being the key attribute of the “beast that looks like a lamb ...


Martin Luther On Marriage And Family, Trevor O'Reggio Feb 2012

Martin Luther On Marriage And Family, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


A Re-Examination Of Luther ’S View On The State Of The Dead, Trevor O'Reggio Dec 2010

A Re-Examination Of Luther ’S View On The State Of The Dead, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


Slavery, Prophecy And The American Nation As Seen By The Adventist Pioneers, 1854-1865, Trevor O'Reggio Dec 2005

Slavery, Prophecy And The American Nation As Seen By The Adventist Pioneers, 1854-1865, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of Faith Of The Founders: Religion And The New Nation, 1776-1826, By Edwin S. Gaustad, Trevor O'Reggio Dec 2005

Book Review Of Faith Of The Founders: Religion And The New Nation, 1776-1826, By Edwin S. Gaustad, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of America's Religions: From Their Origins To The Twenty-First Century, By Peter W. Williams, Trevor O'Reggio Dec 2002

Book Review Of America's Religions: From Their Origins To The Twenty-First Century, By Peter W. Williams, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of A World History Of Christianity, Edited By Adrian Hastings, Trevor O'Reggio Dec 2001

Book Review Of A World History Of Christianity, Edited By Adrian Hastings, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.


Book Review Of Martin Luther: Exploring His Life And Times, 1483-1546, By Helmar Junghans, Trevor O'Reggio Dec 1998

Book Review Of Martin Luther: Exploring His Life And Times, 1483-1546, By Helmar Junghans, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.