Category Archives: Theology

A Cornelius Van Til quote on Francis Schaeffer

In an earlier post I noted that Cornelius Van Til found issue with Francis Schaeffer’s lacking Calvinism. https://douglasdouma.wordpress.com/2016/05/27/francis-schaeffer-pseudo-calvinist/ Van Til also found issue with the apologetics of Schaeffer, his former student at Westminster Theological Seminary. (note: after studying at WTS for a … Continue reading

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G. K. Beale on the Error of Postmodern Hermeneutics

In my semester at the Swiss L’Abri I became concerned that the staff’s commitment to respecting other’s beliefs bordered on a subjective post-modernism and led to a denial of the perspicuity of Scripture. Time and again in lectures and discussion … Continue reading

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John Witherspoon’s place in American Presbyterianism

A great number of important 18th and 19th century American Presbyterian theologians could find John Witherspoon as their personal teacher or as a teacher of their teacher to a higher degree. There are important exceptions to this chart. For example, … Continue reading

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A Brief Survey of Reformed Eschatology

I put together this handy chart to see where various 20th and 21st century Reformed theologians stand on the question of the millennium. I chose theologians whom I’m particularly familiar with, rather than choosing the strongest or most popular advocate … Continue reading

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Dutch Charts

In America: In the Netherlands:

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A Couple Charts

    And the Bible Presbyterian situation:  

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Van Til on Rushdoony, North. (Theonomy)

I reference this letter enough in conversations that I figured it would be convenient to have it posted here for reference. Notably, Van Til writes: “Then too I am frankly a little concerned about the political views of Mr. Rushdoony … Continue reading

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