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

David Farnell: Lectures on Inerrancy and Historical Criticism

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

Defending Inerrancy: A Response to Methodological Unorthodoxy

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

The Shack: Reflection and Response to Wayne Jacobsen

The Shack: Reflection and Response to Wayne Jacobsen As many of you know, several years ago we compiled a brief response to The Shack titled: The Shack: Helpful or Heretical?. (Note: All links to articles and shows are provided at the end of this article). Since the publication of that little pamphlet, it has been … More The Shack: Reflection and Response to Wayne Jacobsen

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