Bradley B. Burroughs teaches ethics at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Of Fruit Trees and Newborn Babes: Luther and Wesley on Moral Transformation
May 2017: Economics and Sanctification (Volume 17 Issue 3)
Taken from a lecture delivered to a meeting of Lutheran and Wesleyan ethicists, Burroughs’ article explores how and why Lutheran and Methodist understandings of moral transformation differ. Burroughs skillfully analyzes Luther and Wesley’s writings, along with theologians of their traditions who have been influenced from both. With this laid out, he then addresses the question, “What do these differences mean for us today?