종교 개혁시대에 폐지된 사순절

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우리사회와 기독교

2010. 5. 16.

 

Ash Wednesday and other Lenten observances were among those practices that Reformers sought to eliminate based on their conviction that they manipulated the hearts of believers to trust in ritual and right practice, rather than devoting their lives in pure service to Christ. In his Institutes, John Calvin criticized the fasting associated with Lent as a “superstitious observance,” believing that the discipline had become a substitute rather than an aid to right relationship with Christ and service to God.(John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion (Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1960), 4. 12. 20.