The Eucharist as a propitiatory sacrifice offered by the priest on behalf of the living and the dead was at the center of medieval ecclesial life.[i] The biblical scholar and later evangelical reformer will sharply critique the mass as a sacrifice and ex opere operato work in light of the doctrine of justification by faith […]
Shane Brinegar is a PhD candidate in Historical Studies at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. He holds the Mdiv and STM with distinction from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. His research interests include Reformation History and the intersections between liturgy and ecclesiology.