What was the Reformation really about?
The Reformation is often simplified as a 16th-century religious conflict solely centered on matters of faith and church practice. However, delving deeper into history reveals a complex tapestry of political, social, and philosophical threads that help us understand what the Reformers were fighting for. In this video, Gavin Ortlund interviews Matthew Barrett about his new book, The Reformation as Renewal. Together they discuss why Protestantism is better positioned for catholicity than the alternatives.