Category Archives: History

Ecclesiastes

The name of the OT book comes from the Hebrews “Qoheleth” often translated “Preacher” or “Teacher” but apparently more immediately means “gatherer”, I suppose gatherer of true and wise sayings. Ecclesiastes is therefore a collection of wise sayings. I have … Continue reading

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Martin Luther on “how to deal properly with the question of predestination”

TO BARBARA LISSKIRCHEN. April 30, 1531. Grace and peace in Christ. Dear and virtuous Lady: Your dear brother Jerome Weller has informed me that you are sorely troubled about eternal election. I am very sorry to hear this. May Christ … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Log (a dynamic post)

December 2016 Reformed Dogmatics: Theology Proper (Vol. 1) by Geerhardus Vos The Works of St Augustine (Sermons on Christmas Day) A joy to listen to Augustine‚Äôs ancient faithful voice proclaiming the good news of Christmas, even if some sections seem too strange, … Continue reading

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