Month: December 2017

Books I Read in 2017, and a Favorite Declared.

The Sagas of the Icelanders, c. 9th – 13th centuries. – Everyone knows of Erik the Red and Leif Erikson, but the real Viking personality is found in Egil Skallagrimson who could drink and fight with the best of men. Institutes of Elenctic Theology, Vol. 1 by Francis Turretin, 1679. – A Reformed classic but …

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Was there any person who attended both the Synod of Dort (1618-1619) and the Westminster Assembly (1643-1653)?

Did anyone attend both the Synod of Dort (1618-1619) and the Westminster Assembly (1643-1653), the two most important councils of the Reformation? If so, the likely place to look is among the Englishmen who attended the Synod of Dort. That is because, while the Synod of Dort included individuals from the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and …

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