… is that when he deals with the issues of his day, he could as well be writing for our day!
I have just finished reading Union and Confession (tr. Matt Harrison; LC-MS Office of the President, 1997). It’s written in response to the Barmen Declaration. Yet it could be written about the Lutheran churches of the Nordic countries, or the ELCA, or the LC-MS, today.
I suppose that’s what “timeless” means.