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September 18 2017

This episode looks at the nature of Protestantism in particular the inner dynamics of the movement that started in the 16th Century.  Protestantism is seen not as a reformation of Christianity but a heresy that overemphasizes personal spirituality and salvation at the expense of authority and the role of the hierarchy and the sacraments.   Personal freedoms of interpretation of scripture and extreme autonomy lead to many divisions within Protestantism that lead to the Splintered Body of Christ.   This episode also identifies the modern issues of dealing with Protestants from an ecumenical point of view as well as listing the major branches of Protestantism