With the 500th anniversary approaching of the day Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, setting off the Reformation, some evangelicals are strongly suggesting it’s time for another. The calls come from a wide variety of authors, scholars and activists – many of them noting the shortcomings of what turned into a violent clash between Catholics and Protestants, the spread of anti-Semitism and much disunity within the church. While many applaud the intent of the

Reformation – with a return to the centrality of the Bible and greater emphasis on salvation by faith and personal repentance – a growing number of evangelicals, messianic Jews and those Christians returning to a more Israel-centric view of the Bible are now advocating less tradition and a greater emphasis on Scripture. Peter Hammond of Cape Town, South Africa, has formed the Reformation Society and even drafted his own theses. READ MORE