Archive Authors Civic Polity Corpus Iuris Civilis E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene Reformed Irenicism

The Right of Appeal and Constitutional Order

It is well known that the Apostle Paul appeals to his Roman citizenship to notify the Roman military tribune in Acts 22 that he should not be flogged. He later, in Acts 25, appeals to Caesar in order to gain a just hearing with respect to the charges leveled against by the “chief priests and […]

Archive Authors E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene Reformed Irenicism

The Genealogy of a Metaphor

InĀ On Obligations 3.21-2, Cicero says: If a person deprives his neighbour of something, and furthers his own advantage by another’s loss, such behaviour flies in the face of nature more than death or poverty or pain or anything which can affect our persons or our external possessions; for first and foremost it undermines the fellowship […]