Aquinas Reconsidered

Article by   February 2018
Scott Oliphint's highly negative verdict on the thought of Thomas Aquinas, demands some response if only because of the need to have, in Reformed circles, the balanced understanding of Aquinas' theology and philosophy that Oliphint fails to provide. continue

Aquinas Reconsidered

Richard A. Muller, Review of Thomas Aquinas by K. Scott Oliphint, foreword by Michael A. G. Haykin (Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2017).Scott Oliphint's highly negative verdict on the thought of Thomas Aquinas demands some response if only because of the...
Posted February 19, 2018 @ 8:49 AM by Richard A. Muller

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In January, Meet the Puritans began a new series studying Richard Muller's Post-Reformation Reformed Dogmatics. Join Danny Hyde in Week 6 as he discusses not just what we know, but how we know:What's theology? What does God know? What can...
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Posted February 13, 2018 @ 7:50 AM by Richard D. Phillips

The Last Judgment

Last night, I preached a sermon on Psalm 7--one of the lamentation Psalms of David, which he presumably wrote while hiding from Saul in the caves of Adullam.  A good portion of the Psalm is taken up with David crying...
Posted February 12, 2018 @ 7:00 AM by Nick Batzig

Martin Bucer and the Reform of Worship

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The Incomparable Conjunction of Love and Wrath

I was recently reading John Murray's profoundly enriching sermon, "The Father's Love"--in the newly released volume of his sermon, O Death, Where is Thy Sting?--and was struck afresh with the wonder of the mystery of the commingling of the Father's...
Posted February 7, 2018 @ 7:47 AM by Nick Batzig

Identity and Inheritance in the Velveteen Rabbit

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Posted February 5, 2018 @ 8:51 AM by Aaron Denlinger
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