T C Hammond on Article 28, the Lord’s Supper

Posted on May 3, 2018 
Filed under History, Theology

“Next to the question of Justification by Faith only the problems connected with the Lord’s Supper present a wide field of controversy in the Reformation period. This is illustrated by the fact that four Articles are devoted to the consideration of these questions.

The Article we are considering underwent an important change in 1563. Much controversy has gathered around the change. Some have urged that it indicates a change in theological thought between 1552 and 1563. In order to appreciate the position we have just to notice the change which was made and then to examine with care the wording of our present Article. …”

The Australian Church Record has republished T.C. Hammond’s 1961 consideration of Article 28.