Articles by Erik Herrmann
Well-known scholar, theologian and public intellectual Miroslav Volf, the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale University, will offer his perspective on the legacy of the Reformation and its 500th anniversary in a lecture …
O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, the Desire of All Nations and their Savior: Come and save us, O Lord our God.
From Isaiah chapters 7 and 33:
Therefore the Lord himself will give you this …
O King of the Nations, the Ruler they long for, the Cornerstone uniting all people: Come and save mankind whom You formed out of clay.
From Isaiah chapter 28, Psalm 118, and Ephesians chapter 2:
O Dayspring, Splendor of Light Everlasting and Sun of Righteousness: Come and enlighten those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.
From Isaiah chapter 9, Malachi chapter 4, and 2 Peter chapter …
O Key of David and Scepter of the House of Israel, You open and no one can close, You close and no one can open: Come and rescue the prisoners who are in darkness …
O Root of Jesse, standing as an ensign before the peoples, before Whom all kings are mute, to Whom the nations will do homage: Come to deliver us, and delay not.
From Isaiah chapters 11, …
O Adonai, and Ruler of the House of Israel, Who appeared to Moses in the burning bush and gave him the Law on Sinai: Come and with an outstretched arm redeem us.
From Exodus chapter …
Today in chapel we had a service that prayed and sung the O Antiphons of Advent. Traditionally, the O Antiphons were sung consecutively beginning on December 17 and ending on December 23. For our students, …
Today, July 6, 2015, marks 600 years since Jan Hus, theologian and reformer from Prague, was put to death at the decree of the Council of Constance. Hus espoused teachings that in many ways anticipated …
By Erik Herrmann
The Christian confession of the Trinity is both sublime and difficult. Trying to grasp the distinction of the divine persons while maintaining the unity of the Godhead can feel like an abstraction that places God …