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  • A Century of Latin Bibles: c. 1550–1650

    A Century of Latin Bibles: c. 1550–1650

    Some of us may have been disappointed to see only Lutherans among the hymn-writers which we recently sampled. But fear not, Reformed readers, because Latin culture flourished in early Reformed circles as well.

  • Latin Hymns Reformed

    Latin Hymns Reformed

    Everyone knows that the Reformation opened the floodgates of German songwriting, transforming the hymn into communal song. No less astonishing, but much less remembered, is the early Lutherans’ tireless work at writing an entirely new corpus of Latin hymns.

  • Carolinas Convivium Recap

    Carolinas Convivium Recap

    Brent King reflects on an engaging weekend of fellowship and learning at Davenant House.

  • Purified by a Principle? Augustine’s Conversion of Neo-Platonism

    Purified by a Principle? Augustine’s Conversion of Neo-Platonism

    In City of God 10.24, as part of his analysis of and argument with Platonism and Neoplatonism, Augustine takes up the question of mediation–who mediates, and how–questions of some moment in previous and contemporary Platonist demonology, which made use of several levels of divine or semi-divine intermediaries in order to bridge the gap between the world of flesh and the world of spirit.

  • Introduction to Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses

    Introduction to Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses

    This article appeared in Ad Fontes Vol II, Issue 2. Excerpted from Davenant’s forthcoming Reformation Theology volume. Few documents in Christian history have become as iconic as Martin Luther’s Ninety-five Theses, the ringing denunciation of the corruptions of the late medieval church that was to spark the Protestant Reformation. Luther may or may not have […]

  • Our Mission

    Our Mission