Archive Authors E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene Reformed Irenicism

Melanchthon Makes a Deathbed List

I’ve mentioned Luther’s last written words here before. In this post, I’d like to turn to his close friend and associate, Philip Melanchthon. He, too, has left us a fragment from just before his death on 19 April 1560 (it seems to have been written sometime around the 16th, perhaps, or shortly thereafter–it is not […]

Archive Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

Justice Scalia and Heaven, Hell, and the Devil

In an entertaining interview with New York Magazine, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, on his own, turned the discussion towards some of the least fashionable aspects of traditional Christianity. He even managed to cite C.S. Lewis on demons: I don’t know how, by your lights, that’s going to be regarded in 50 years.  I don’t […]