The Catholicity of Protestantism

By Robert Newton Flew and Rupert Davies (editors)

A study of the tension that exists within Anglicanism between its Catholic and Protestant characteristics.

ISBN: 9780718890179


This examination of Anglicanism from the perspective of the Free Churches details the tension that exists between its Catholic and Protestant characteristics, while at the same time drawing attention to an important ecclesiological message that is applicable to all the Christian churches.

Additional information

Dimensions 203 × 127 mm
Pages 156

Trade Information LPOD

About the Author

Reverend Robert Newton Flew was educated at Merton College (Oxford), and at Marburg University and Freibourg University. He worked as a Minister successively at Winchmore Hill, Clapham, and Muswell Hill and held the Greenhalgh Chair of New Testament Language and Literature, at Wesley House, Cambridge.

He was also the author of: The Teaching of the Apostles (1915), The Idea of Perfection in Christian Theology (1934), The Hymns of Charles Wesley (1953) and the editor of The Church (1951).


Archbishop’s Foreword

1. Protestantism
2. The Concept of Catholicity and the Faith of Protestants
3. The Creation of Man and His Fall
4. The Theology of the Natural
5. Justification and Sanctification
6. The Church, the Ministry and the Sacraments
7. The Doctrine of Authority
8. Conclusion

Appendix 1: The Freedom and the Bondage of the Will
Appendix 2: Luther’s Translation of Romans 3:28