Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

Reformation Service 2009

October 5, 2009 News, Religion

Dublin & Wicklow L.O.L. 1313 will hold it’s first Reformation Service in Dublin city centre on Saturday the 31st of October at 2.00pm. Lunch after the service (3.30pm). All welcome! Email for details.

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Brothers of the Truth

September 19, 2009 Orangeism, Religion

Background The letter is written by the Apostle John, the author of the two other Johannine letters and, more famously, the Gospel according to St. John. The recipient of the letter is “the beloved Gaius”, whom we are told John “loves in the truth”. We aren’t told who Gaius is, but it seems that he […]

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T.C. Hammond – Corks forgotten son

September 18, 2009 Audio, Religion

If Ireland was a Protestant nation, then TC Hammond would be as well known in Cork as Michael Collins or Jack Lynch. This one man had such an impact on the Anglican Churches in both Ireland and Australia that the fact that he is completely unknown to those living in the city he loved is […]

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The Pivotal role of T C Hammond – Archbishop Peter Jensen

September 18, 2009 Religion

In June 2005, Peter Jensen, the Archbishop of Sydney, delivered the Inaugural T.C. Hammond Lectures at the Irish Church Missions, Dublin, Ireland. The Quest of the Historical Hammond In his last book, The New Creation, T C Hammond addresses the question of habit by using an illustration from the punctilious behaviour of Immanuel Kant: ‘It […]

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Thanksgiving for William of Orange

September 15, 2009 Religion

A Form of Prayer with Thanksgiving to be used yearly upon the Fifth Day of November for the happy Deliverance of King James the First, and the Three Estates of England, from the most traiterous and bloody-intended Massacre by Gunpowder And also for the happy Arrival of His Majesty King William on this Day, for […]

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The Joy of the Lord is our Strength

September 15, 2009 Religion

Today we meet together to give thanks to God for 319th Anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne. We do so, not merely to give thanks for a battle, but for God’s interim deliverance which he wrought for us, freeing our forefathers from the dictatorship of James 11, and blessing them with civil and religious […]

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Turning Romeward? Not an Option

September 15, 2009 Religion

I was struck by an editorial in the Frankfurt (Germany) newspaper, which observed that the election of Cardinal Ratzinger to be the new pope was not a threat to Germany, a country that voted for the Reformation, even though Benedict XVI represents “the Counter-Reformation in person.” First, I enjoyed the admission from a secular European […]

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Olaus Petri 1493-1552

September 14, 2009 Religion

Olaus Petri first studied at the University of Uppsala, then in Leipzig, and then finished his education with his M.A. at the University of Wittenberg in 1518. During his time in Germany he got acquainted with the main characters of the German reformation, Philipp Melanchthon and Martin Luther. He returned to Sweden with his brother […]

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