Archive E.J. Hutchinson Reformed Irenicism

Dostoevsky’s Unintended Reformation

Fyodor Dostoevsky’s characters, like Fyodor Dostoevsky himself (surprise!), often betray a hostility to Protestantism, and to Western Christendom in general. One can see this in The Brothers Karamazov. For instance, in “The Grand Inquisitor” Ivan refers to “a terrible new heresy” that “appeared in the north of Germany,” that is, Lutheranism. In “So Be It! […]