Archive E.J. Hutchinson Early Church Fathers Reformed Irenicism

Robert Louis Stevenson on Augustine (Updated)

In a letter of 1884 to Sidney Colvin, Robert Louis Stevenson wrote the following: Did you ever read St. Augustine? The first chapters of the CONFESSIONS are marked by a commanding genius. Shakespearian in depth. I was struck dumb, but, alas! when you begin to wander into controversy, the poet drops out. His description of […]

Archive E.J. Hutchinson Reformed Irenicism

Buchanan: Hymnus matutinus ad Christum

I had intended to post this before Christmas, but the theme is never out of season. What follows is a short hymn to Christ by George Buchanan. After having made an unpoetical translation, I discovered that there have been a handful of translations of it over the past couple of centuries. But I’ll warrant I’m […]