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Church and Saloon—The caption for the picture as it was published in The Church on the Changing Frontier, says “No Room for Both. The Presbyterian Church at Melrose, Montana, and its next-door neighbor, a saloon.” One can imagine a scene in a Sergio Leone western with Clint Eastwood striding towards the saloon with spurs jingling […]

During the early to middle decades of the nineteenth century there was likely not an issue of a western Presbyterian periodical that did not have at least one mention of the name, “Breckinridge.” The August 10, 1865 issue of the Western Presbyterian, shown in the picture, provides a good example of the many occurrences of […]

In this last posting of the series of articles remembering Reformation Day 2015 some brief comments regarding resources for study of the Reformation will be provided, a short definition of indulgences will be given, sacerdotal will be defined, some comments made regarding B. B. Warfield’s article “The Ninety-Five Theses in their Theological Significance,” and there will be […]

On October 31, 2015, the four-hundred-ninety-eighth anniversary of Martin Luther’s posting of his ninety-five theses on the Wittenberg Castle Church door in Germany will be remembered.  The Augustinian monk’s act was not vandalism but a call for discussion and debate of his ninety-five points regarding the use of indulgences in the Roman Catholic Church. In honor of this […]

…from Reformed Forum to its own site where Barry Waugh is continuing his biographical series and venturing into other subjects. The forty biographies on Reformed Forum were jumbled a bit when they were copied to this new site, so the author requests readers to be patient as he restores them to their original appearances and […]