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“‘Things which Become Sound Doctrine’: Associate Reformed Presbyterian Confessional and Theological Identity in the 20th Century.” (Part 3)

“‘Things which Become Sound Doctrine’: Associate Reformed Presbyterian Confessional and Theological Identity in the 20th Century.” (Part 2)

“‘Things which Become Sound Doctrine’: Associate Reformed Presbyterian Confessional and Theological Identity in the 20th Century.” (Part 1)

CREATION AND SCRIPTURE

Al Mohler’s Literal Six-Day Young-Earth Creationism and the State of the Question

Addendum to Previous Post re. Tim Keller

The Waw-Consecutive Canard and the Historicity of Nathan’s Fable

Nazarenes, Calvinists, and the Authority of Scripture

CHRISTOTELIC INTERPRETATION OF THE OLD TESTAMENT

So What? Dr. Clair Davis on the Importance of Culture (Ancient and Contemporary)

Hyper-Inerrancy and the Sectarian Impulse

Dallas and the Dutchman: Trying to Make Sense of the “Christotelic” Controversy

Has WTS Changed?

Thoroughly Uncontroversial: Sinclair Ferguson on Christotelic Interpretation

Statement of Support for Dr. Douglas Green Released

Dr. Doug Green Affirmed by New Life Presbyterian Church Session

How Much Did the OT Writers Know? (2): The Spectre of Bibliological Eutychianism

What Did the OT Writers Know? Another Controversy Erupts at WTS

PRESBYTERIAN/REFORMED THEOLOGY

A Belated Christmas Offering to You All: New Volume in Mercersburg Theology Study Series Appears

Are Good Works Efficacious unto Salvation?

Lutheran Love

The Challenge of Ecclesiology: Some Advice for Seminarians

What is Paleo-Orthodox Ecclesial Calvinism?

The Apostolic Gospel Imperative, the Extent of the Atonement, and Evangelism

Christus Victor Revisited

Sanctified by Faith

Substituting Water for Wine: Scott Clark’s Extrinsic Covenantalism

Let’s Rethink This “Covenant” Issue, Shall We!

Con Campbell on Union with Christ

Let’s Stop Monkeying with the Creeds!

Guest Post: The Package Deal

N. T. Wright on Resurrection Justification

Baptismal Efficacy: The Offer/Reception Model as Antidote to the Federal Vision

The Campbellsville Case and the Crisis of Presbyterian Ecclesiolog

Rebaptism: Turning a Pastoral Dilemma into a Teaching Opportunity

Guest Post: Should Evangelical Churches Re-baptize Catholics? An Irenic Proposal

Solving the Case of the Missing Mojo (2): Institutions Matter!

Solving the Case of the Missing Mojo (1): Discernment and Interpretation Do Matter

How Conservative Presbyterianism Lost Its Mojo

POLITICS/CULTURE

Why Is Norman Lear Sounding More Like Archie Bunker?

America’s Zero-Sum Culture, and How It’s Tearing the Nation Apart

The Mozilla Brouhaha and the World Vision Reversal—Clear Parallel, or Not?

Understanding Right and Left, Part 2: Yuval Levin’s The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left

Understanding Right and Left, Part 1: The Wuthnow Thesis after a Quarter Century

Guest Post: Christians, Obamacare, and the Relationship of Humanity to the State: A Rejoinder to Michael Bird and N.T. Wright

Evangelicals and Obamacare

NPR and the Power of Narrative

Move Over Drs. Oz and Zakaria–Here Comes Dr. Aslan

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The GOP, Evangelicals, and the Politics of Gay Marriage

Why Does American Religion Increasingly Look So Weird? A Review of Ross Douthat’s Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics

Tocqueville’s Time

On the Difficulty of Arguing for “Zero Grazing”

THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION

Towards a New Model of Theological Education

 

TRANSFORMATIONALISM/TWO-KINGDOMS THEOLOGY

A Brief Response to Darryl Hart

The Two-Kingdoms Theology and Christians Today

The Wayfarer’s Dole: A Further Response to Kevin DeYoung

A Question for Kevin DeYoung

What’s Wrong with 2K?

Transformationalism Again: Mr. McWilliams Glosses the Text

Let’s Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

 

BOOK REVIEWS

A Case Study in Liturgics, Theology, and Politics—The Life of the Book of Common Prayer

Hobby Lobby, George Marsden, and the Challenges of Religious Diversity in America

Understanding Right and Left, Part 2: Yuval Levin’s The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left

Con Campbell on Union with Christ

Why Does American Religion Increasingly Look So Weird? A Review of Ross Douthat’s Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Obstreperous Islam

The Gospel According to Tobler

Watch What They Do: Francis I and the Direction of the Roman Catholic Church

And Then There Was One: Some Thoughts on George Jones