Archive Authors Civic Polity E.J. Hutchinson Natural Law Nota Bene Reformed Irenicism The Two Kingdoms

“Whether It Is Permitted to the King, Prince, or Magistrate to Establish Religion”

Richard Hooker famously (?) said: “A gross error it is, to think that regal power ought to serve for the good of the body, and not of the soul; for men’s temporal peace, and not for their eternal safety: as if God had ordained kings for no other end and purpose but only to fat […]

Archive Authors E.J. Hutchinson Nota Bene Reformed Irenicism The Two Kingdoms

On the Holiness of All Vocations

Are all lawful vocations (even so-called “common” ones) holy before the Lord? Yes. Does this mean that there is a “Christian” version of everything (e.g., Christian math, Christian bicycle repair, Christian spelling)? No. Well, mostly no, and sort of yes, in a way. Niels Hemmingsen gives a good summation of the Reformational view of the […]