church and state

The revision of Belgic Confession article 36 on church and state

Eugene Osterhaven called this “the most difficult and disputed” article in the confession. The desire to revise this article has existed in the Reformed churches in both the Netherlands and in the USA since the late 19th century, and revision has come in fits and starts. Further, there is no little ambiguity about the status of the original article across the confessional Reformed world.

Read the full article by R. Scott Clark on the Heidelblog.