Archive Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

“Confessional” Really Doesn’t Give You Much Mileage

In the past I’ve written about why I find the adjective “Confessional” to be of limited value. I just don’t think the word does what it is commonly thought to do. I was reminded of this recently when an older article by Dr. Mark Jones surfaced in my social-media feed. I’m a big fan of […]

Archive Authors Civic Polity E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene The Two Kingdoms

Office and Person in Lex, Rex

Even when it is agreed that magistratical power is ordained of God, as Paul says in Romans 13, there are various theories as to how that power is applied to any particular individual in office. Is they king (e.g.) appointed immediately by God, or mediately by the people? George Buchanan famously advanced and argued for […]