Category Archives: Theology

Notes on Rosaria Butterfield’s speech in Charlotte, NC

My wife and I went to hear Rosaria Champagne Butterfield speak at Christ Covenant Church in Charlotte, NC this morning (Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018). I had never read any of her books nor heard her speak before, but I did … Continue reading

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Calvin, “Calvinists,” and the Hardening of Pharaoh’s Heart

There are at least three key passages in Calvin’s Institutes where he gives his view on the matter of the hardening of Pharaoh’s heart. In these passages Calvin rejects the explanation that such hardening is merely by the “permission” of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Soteriology

I drew this chart after reading just part of “Why I am Not An Arminian” by Robert A. Peterson and Michael D. Williams. To my surprise I found that the authors were not very Calvinistic themselves! I laughed when I … Continue reading

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Some pamphlets written by Johannes G. Vos

Johannes G. Vos (1903-1983), one of three sons of theologian Geerhardus Vos, was the founder of the journal Blue Banner Faith and Life and was for many years (1954-1973) a professor at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA. I recently acquired eight … Continue reading

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A Review of “Letters of A. W. Pink, During the Period 1924-1951”

Letters of A. W. Pink, During the Period 1924-1951, Banner of Truth Trust, 1978, 135 pp. For those who don’t know anything about A. W. Pink (1886-1952), I might note briefly that he was a Christian minister who largely left … Continue reading

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From Hodge to hodge-podge, A Review of “Princeton Seminary in American Religion and Culture”

Princeton Seminary in American Religion and Culture, by James H. Moorhead, Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids, MI. 2012. 548 pp. While I must disagree with and vehemently oppose the theological perspective of James Moorhead as evidenced in Princeton Seminary in American … Continue reading

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A Comparison of Patriarch Ages in the Masoretic Text, Samaritan Pentateuch, and Septuagint.

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