Below is a collection of lectures on various topics from the late Dr. John Gerstner. These are important for evangelicalism in our day because Gerstner’s views both solidify historic evangelical thought and they continue to speak towards present-day issues. Please note: The link below is a playlist; so, you will need to adjust the upper-left … More John Gerstner Lectures
Jeffrey S. McDonald. John Gerstner and the Renewal of Presbyterian and Reformed Evangelicalism in Modern America. Eugene: Pickwick, 2017. 263 pp. $26.40. The twentieth century saw a renewal of evangelical Protestant orthodoxy. It also saw the birth of heterodoxy and heresy. The twentieth century also saw the birth, ministry, intellect, and conviction of John Henry Gerstner … More Review of Jeffrey McDonald’s Biography of John Gerstner
This is an article I wrote on Karl Barth’s view of revelation. I investigate his application of dialectical theology to both Scripture and Christ. … More Karl Barth: The Theanthropic Man and Book.
In 1998, John MacArthur wrote the foreword to The Jesus Crisis. “Some of evangelicalism’s best-known theologians,” says MacArthur, “and seminary and college professors are now debating among themselves ideas that would have been deemed entirely nonnegotiable before the last quarter of the twentieth century. Destructive applications of redaction theories, source criticism, literary speculations, and so … More David Farnell: Lectures on Inerrancy and Historical Criticism
Over the past few years there has arisen anew the debate over the total-truthfulness or inerrancy of Scripture. At the core of this debate is whether or not self-professed evangelicals will remain faithful to the historic doctrine of Scripture handed down from the early Church, through the Reformation, and maintained by Confessional Evangelicalism. Below is … More Defending Inerrancy: A Response to Methodological Unorthodoxy
Several people have asked me to post a link of my response to Craig Blomberg’s book: Can We Still Believe the Bible? An Evangelical Engagement with Contemporary Questions. Contained in this article is a PDF link to my article found in The Master’s Seminary Journal: MSJ 26/2 (Fall 2015) 231–61. Click to access msj26.2.06.pdf
John H. Gerstner (November 22, 1914—March 24, 1996), a native of Tampa, Florida, was arguably the preeminent Reformed theologian of his day. Gerstner earned graduate degrees at Westminster Theological Seminary and completed a Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1945. He was a professor of church history at Pittsburgh-Xenia Theological Seminary, and visiting professor at Trinity … More John Gerstner on Biblical Inerrancy