Poythress, Understanding Dispensationalists

Literal Interpretation

Have you ever discussed Biblical prophecy or eschatology with a dispensationalist who insists upon a “literal” interpretation? If so, I couldn’t recommend any higher the eighth chapter of Vern Poythress’s Understanding Dispensationalists. This book was tremendously helpful for me while I was a nascent…

Genesis 8 — But God Remembered Noah

In this episode we discuss the reappearing role of God’s Spirit and how the Spirit has a pivotal role in both creation and consummation. We discuss the symbolic and theological significance of the mountain and the dove, which appear in…
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Literal, Metaphorical, or Neither?

The Bible is brimming with metaphors and analogies. The sun is like a strong man running through the sky (Ps 19:5); men are like grass and their glory like the flowers of the field (1 Pet 1:24); the kingdom of…
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A Sermon Is Not a Listicle

You’ve seen them. They’ve taken over your Facebook timelines and Twitter feeds. They get forwarded to you on chat or through email. They’re called “listicles.” The unfortunately-named listicle is at heart a list that gets filled out with enough text…

Listener Questions

Reformed Forum turns to the mailbag, answering several of the questions we’ve received over the last few months. In this episode, we get into covenant apologetics, biblical theology, baptism, different translations of Calvin. Download Participants: Camden Bucey, Jared Oliphint, Jonathan…
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Bavinck on the Image of God

In our treatment of the doctrine of the image of God, then, we must highlight, in accordance with Scripture and the Reformed confession, the idea that a human being does not bear or have the image of God but that…

Writers to Read: Nine Names That Belong on Your Bookshelf

Camden Bucey and Jonathan Brack discuss Douglas Wilson’s book, Writers to Read: Nine Names That Belong on Your Bookshelf (Crossway), a helpful volume to introduce readers to several key writers of the 20th century. From the publisher: In Writers to Read,…

The Unassumed Is the Unhealed

Rev. Dr. Kevin Chiarot introduces and offers a critical look into the influential Christology of T. F. Torrance, who among other things taught that the Son of God assumed a fallen human nature. Rev. Chiarot is the pastor of Westminster…

Podcast Recommendations

Reformed Media Review turn their attention beyond our typical discussions about theological books to speak about podcasts. Reformed Forum has been producing podcasts since 2008. But we’re not merely producers, we love to listen to podcasts ourselves. We look at our podcast clients…

Creation, Man, & the New Creation

Welcome to Theology Simply Profound: a Podcast of Westminster Presbyterian Church, an Orthodox Presbyterian Church, serving the western suburbs of Chicago. Theology Simply Profound is where simple Christians discuss the profound things of God. On episode 8, your hosts Rob…
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