A Word from Musculus to Theology Students


Loci Communes in usus S. Theologiae Candidatorum parati

The second generation Wolfgang Musculus’s (1497–1563) Loci Communes in usus S. Theologiae Candidatorum parati (1560) is a fine, early example of a Reformed system produced to aid pastoral students of theology. As such, while preparing for The Davenant Latin Institute’s Advanced Latin: Theology Proper in the Early Modern Period class I’m teaching this semester, I enjoyed much the following section, occuring at the head of Musculus’ whole work, immediately prefacing his de deo. For students of the Post-Reformation, and students of theology more broadly, it orients us properly to engage in the great task of considering the divine Majesty in whatever part of the broader systematic project we occupy ourselves with—a project which is, after all, just the saying of Deus in recto et in obliquo. Here’s the text: Read more…

Davenant Latin Institute Partners with Gordon Conwell


The Davenant Latin Institute is gearing up for another great year of enriching the church and academy by equipping students, teachers, pastors, and scholars to read the language of our Christian past. We are also excited to announce that we have just established a partnership with Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary to recognize all our courses for seminary-level credit. Students who take our courses, enroll at GCTS as special students, and pay a modest transcripting fee, will be able, in principle, to transfer this language or elective credit to any ATS institution in the United States and Canada! Read more…

Davenant Latin Institute Partners with BibleMesh and New Saint Andrews


After a successful first year of the Davenant Latin Institute, we are pleased to announce today new plans to expand the program’s reach. We are partnering with BibleMesh and New Saint Andrews College to further our goal of providing accessible, affordable online Latin education for anyone interested in learning Latin. The first module NSA’s BibleMesh Latin is now online and ready for purchase. The video below, produced by NSA, shows how the software works: Read more…