Thursday, October 07, 2010

Why read Samuel Rutherford?

Rutherford was one of the greatest Scottish theologians, a moving preacher and experimental writer. He is both exuberant and sublime in his commendation of communion with the Lord Jesus Christ but also uniquely homely in the powerful imagery flowing from his pen. Only the Bible exceeds his letters in spirituality.
[This is an opportune time to introduce - this site seeks to promote his works and various recent studies of this important figure. The site introduction doesn't quite manage 50 words but is very close.]