We keep hearing that today’s church needs to change; that is to say, it needs reformation. What will it take to reform the church? The Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, credited or blamed for inventing existentialism, took up this same question. First of all, he said, we need a reformer. And the reformer needs to be like Martin Luther.
It’s fascinating–and perhaps an entry into the mindset of today’s existentialists–to see what Kierkegaard saw in Luther. Read that after the jump, and click the link to see what he had to say about reform and false reform in the church. [Read more...]