Monthly Archives: July 2018

Rushdoony to Robbins on the Clark–VanTil Controversy

R. J. Rushdoony wrote on May 3, 1995 to John Robbins: “Van Til had told me that the Clark case was a put-up job (and others confirmed it).  INSTEAD OF TACKLING THEOLOGY DIRECTLY, A FEW MEN URGED Clark, who was … Continue reading

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Sermon on Romans 4:1-25 – “Salvation Through Faith: Yesterday, Today, and Forever”

In the 1960s (and 70s) CHRISTIANITY TODAY was a popular and generally orthodox publication with a large readership. The editor in those early days of the magazine was Carl Henry. And on one occasion Henry met with a prominent Swiss … Continue reading

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Review of Choosing the Good Portion

Choosing the Good Portion, Women of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, ed. Patricia E. Clawson & Diane L. Olinger, Willow Grove, PA: The Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 2016, 470 pp. The Orthodox Presbyterian Church has done a far better job than any … Continue reading

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Review of The Separated Life by Johannes G. Vos

The Bible Doctrine of the Separated Life, A Study of Basic Principles by Johannes G. Vos, Philadelphia: The Orthodox Presbyterian Church, no date, 35 pages. Reading this pamphlet just after finishing Rosaria Butterfield’s The Gospel Comes with a House Key … Continue reading

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Review of The Gospel Comes with a House Key by Rosaria Butterfield

The Gospel Comes with a House Key, Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World by Rosaria Butterfield, Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2018, 240 pp. I could provide a host of criticisms of this book (Including the author’s regular use of … Continue reading

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Practical Apologetics

“Practical Apologetics” by Rev. Douglas J. Douma Keynote Speech given at The Geneva Institute for Christian Thought, July 18, 2018 When one hears the word “practical” he might be inclined to think of the philosophy of pragmatism. Pragmatism assesses the … Continue reading

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Review of Intellectuals by Paul Johnson

Intellectuals by Paul Johnson, New York: Harper and Row, 1988, 385 pp. Intellectuals is Paul Johnson’s critique of those who have set themselves up as critics and social revolutionaries. He seeks to show that their lives grossly fail to meet … Continue reading

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