Carl F. H. Henry: The Bible as Propositional Revelation

Carl F. H. Henry claims: The controversy between Protestant orthodoxy and neoorthodoxy focused with special intensity on the issue of the propositional or nonpropositional character of divine disclosure, that is, on whether God’s revelation is rational and objectively true, or whether God’s revelation is noncognitively life-transforming. This has caused some present-day evangelicals and non-evangelicals to ask: … More Carl F. H. Henry: The Bible as Propositional Revelation

Book Review: Calvinism and the Problem of Evil

David E. Alexander and Daniel M. Johnson, eds. Calvinism and the Problem of Evil. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2016. 308 pp. £28.00/$37.00. See note at the end for publication of this review elsewhere.  In the book, Calvinism and the Problem of Evil, David E. Alexander and Daniel M. Johnson, eds., have collected a group of first-rate scholars … More Book Review: Calvinism and the Problem of Evil

Kevin J. Vanhoozer’s Book: Biblical Authority After Babel

Biblical Authority After Babel: Retrieving the Solas in the Spirit of Mere Protestant Christianity. By Kevin J. Vanhoozer. Grand Rapids: Brazos, 2016, vii + 269 pp., $21.99. See the note at the end of the article about the later publication of this article.  Does the Reformation, and sola scriptura in particular, unleash interpretive anarchy upon the … More Kevin J. Vanhoozer’s Book: Biblical Authority After Babel

John Gerstner on Biblical Inerrancy

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

A Brief Introduction: Jonathan Edwards: Freedom of the Will

 A Brief Introduction: Jonathan Edwards: Freedom of the Will  Introduction  “Free will” is a buzz word used by many in our present-day society, especially by some of the most influential Christian theologians and philosophers of religion.[1] Some use it to champion the supposed “self-evident” truths about the libertarian nature of free will recognizable to anyone … More A Brief Introduction: Jonathan Edwards: Freedom of the Will

Justification By Faith in Christ Apart From Works of the Law Galatians 2:16

Introduction Historically the nature and truthfulness of justification by faith alone has been viewed as an essential element of the Christian faith. The apostle Paul clearly states, “Now I remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, if you … More Justification By Faith in Christ Apart From Works of the Law Galatians 2:16