Archive E.J. Hutchinson Philosophy Reformed Irenicism

“The Spirit of God upon the Face of the Waters”: Calvin and the Catholicity of Truth

In a puzzling string of assertions comprising part of a recent online article, the claim was made that the principle that “all truth is God’s truth” is “distinctively Dutch Reformed.” (Curiously, as a superior alternative there was offered the perspective of a theologian who was…Dutch…and Reformed.)  The claim that the aforementioned principle is as Netherlandish […]

Archive E.J. Hutchinson Philosophy Sacred Doctrine

Calvin’s Plato

Mark Jones has a recent post on a subject long of interest on this site, viz. the use of Greek and Roman sources by Protestant theologians. As a case study that confirms Dr. Jones’ point, one might look at the way in which John Calvin makes use of Plato in his Institutes of the Christian Religion. […]