Archive Eric Parker Nota Bene Philosophy

Reformation Logic

Aristotle’s Organon was the essential logic textbook for most Christian educational institutions in the 16th century. Most editions of the Organon included Porphyry’s summary of Aristotle’s logic, the Isagoge. Zacharinus Ursinus, the author of the Heidelberg Catechism, produced his own version of the Organon along with Porphyry’s introduction to be used for teaching the basics of logic […]

Archive Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

Imaginative or Afraid?

I’ve been reading through John Arthur Smith’s Music in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, so far a fascinating and engaging read. Mr. Smith does have a few moments of skepticism which I do not share (his reluctance to trust 1 & 2 Chronicles for 1st Temple history being the most significant), but otherwise I am finding […]