Archive for the ‘Modern Church’ Category

M. D. Hoge, from Nevin, Date pre 1884, 4-20-14

Moses D. Hoge (1819-1899)

Moses Drury Hoge was the minister of Second Presbyterian Church, Richmond, Virginia, for two months shy of fifty-four years. To continue as a minister in the same church for over … Read more→

Westminster Assembly

The Puritan Family Resemblance

Dr. Randall J. Pederson offers a helpful method for resolving the perennial challenge of defining Puritanism. Pederson suggests that Wittgenstein’s concept of familienähnlichkeit (family resemblance) provides a perspective “that within seventeenth-century … Read more→

Willis G. Craig, Nevin, 3-21-14

W. G. Craig, 1834-1911

Willis Green Craig was born on September 24, 1834, on his father’s estate named Waveland near Danville, Kentucky. The infant was named for his mother’s father, Willis Green, who moved … Read more→

Inspiration and Authority

Inspiration and Authority of the Bible

Recommended by Lane Tipton of Westminster Theological Seminary. See all of Dr. Tipton’s recommendations.
Publisher’s Description
An analysis of questions pertaining to textual and higher criticism, with the purpose to vindicate an infallible Bible.

Kingdom of God and the Church

The Teaching of Jesus Concerning the Kingdom of God and the Church

Recommended by Richard B. Gaffin of Westminster Theological Seminary. See all of Dr. Gaffin’s recommendations.

Listen to a lecture by Dr. Richard Gaffin entitled The Role of the Kingdom of God in the New … Read more→

John Witherspoon Statue, Princeton University Campus, 6-2005, 8-31-13

John Witherspoon, 1723-1794

In a historical tour of Princeton, New Jersey, Nassau Hall, on the university campus, is on the must-see list.  It is a grand but simple building, surrounded by trees, and … Read more→

Charles Hodge

Hodge: The Bible Is the Only Infallible Source of Knowledge of Divine Things

Though it is often remarked that Hodge’s theological method is more rationalistic than many Reformed theologians would like it to be, Hodge often drives us back to the only true … Read more→


The Old and New Calvinisms

Reformed Forum founders Camden Bucey, Jim Cassidy, and Jeff Waddington speak about the Old and New Calvinisms. As the speaker for the annual Gaffin lecture, John Piper recently spoke at … Read more→

Bonhoeffer Reader

[Review] The Bonhoeffer Reader

Jim Cassidy reviews The Bonhoeffer Reader (Fortress Press) edited by Clifford Green and Michael DeJonge.

From the Publisher:

For the first time, a representative collection of all Bonhoeffer’s theological works is available in a single … Read more→


5 Reasons Why I Am Not a New Calvinist

John Piper’s recent Richard B. Gaffin, Jr. Lecture at Westminster Theological Seminary was vintage Piper: passionate, learned, articulate, and just right. The connection between Calvinism, sovereign grace, justification by faith … Read more→