Archive Authors E.J. Hutchinson Early Church Fathers Nota Bene Reformed Irenicism

Holy Iconoclasm

Sometimes relics of blessed memory can become causes for sin and stumbling. Such was the case with the bronze serpent, which God had commanded to be made. The Israelites kept it after God did his saving work through it, and began to venerate it in a way that was not appropriate–indeed, in a way that […]

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

Victorinus Strigel on the Christian Prince

Today’s commentary on Psalm 148:11 comes from Victorinus Strigel (1524-69). PRDL lists him as Lutheran-Reformed, presumably at least in part because he was my favorite kind of Lutheran, which is to say, a Philippist (with apologies to any LCMS readers). The following excerpt is from his┬áHypomnemata in omnes Psalmos Davidis. I am almost certain that […]