Entries by Dr. Wesley Granberg-Michaelson

The Lawyer and the Monk

Response to Mark Ellingsen, “Lutheranism: An Evangelical Catholic Way to Follow Jesus” Wesley Granberg-Michaelson, Reformed Tradition The Lawyer and the Monk Martin Luther was a monk. John Calvin was a lawyer. That contrast in vocational callings is the clearest way to consider the differences between how the Lutheran and Reformed traditions follow Jesus. Those differences, […]

Old Divisions are Less Divisive

Response to Christina Wassell, traditional Roman Catholic view By Dr. Wesley Granberg-Michaelson, Reformed Tradition Old Divisions Are Less Divisive The moving and illuminating account of Christina Wassell’s spiritual journey to the traditional Roman Catholic understanding of “following Jesus” presents challenges for any response from the Reformed tradition. First, my tradition immediately confronts issues which have […]