March 2018 Book Update

Ryan Noha speaks about several rare books that have been added to our online store.

Karl Barth and the Incarnation

Jim Cassidy discusses Darren O. Sumner’s book, Karl Barth and the Incarnation: Christology and the Humility of God. Dr. Cassidy wrote a review article on the book in the Fall 2017 issue (Vol. 79, No. 2) of the Westminster Theological Journal.…

The Burden of Blood

I always remember Leviticus 17:11, probably for personal reasons. “For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it for you on the altar to make atonement for your souls, for it is the blood…

Books for Women and Parents

Camden and Erica Bucey discuss several helpful books for parents as they disciple their children and women in a variety of study group settings. They offer brief notices of several recent books. Chap Bettis, The Disciple-Making Parent (Diamond Hill Publishing) Jason Helopolous, Let…

A Trellis for Trinitarian Theology

Mary was not so green when she mistook Jesus for a gardener (John 20:15). God is a gardener: he sows; he waters; he grows (Gen. 1:11; 2:6; Ps. 104:14; 1 Cor. 3:6). To him belongs horticulture and humanity. Yet, in…

Martin Bucer and Friends

Camden Bucey and Ryan Noha serve brief notice on several new books from P&R Publishing and a worthwhile biography. Martin Greschat (Stephen E. Buckwalter, trans.), Martin Bucer: A Reformed and His Times Luder G. Whitlock, Jr., Divided We Fall: Overcoming a…

January/February 2018 Book Update

Ryan Noha speaks about several rare books that have been added to our online store.


A Reflection on Anthropomorphic Language

Currently, amidst the Reformed discussion concerning God’s simplicity and immutability, there has been repeated references to the anthropomorphic language of Scripture. It is commonly understood that language attributing human emotions or physical features to God is not meant to be…

Warfield and True Church Unity

Jeff Stivason joins us to speak about his article, “Benjamin B. Warfield and True Church Unity,” published in the Westminster Theological Journal 79 (2017): 327–43. He argues that Warfield developed a theology that requires the existence of denominations. Jeff is pastor…
Westminster Assembly: The Assertion of Liberty of Conscience by the Independents

The Ordo Salutis and the Westminster Standards

Each presbytery meeting, we usually have the opportunity to examine candidates for licensure and ordination.As you’d expect, these exams cover important topics pertaining to the doctrine of Scripture, theology proper, anthropology, Christology, soteriology, and ecclesiology. I enjoy these exams. It’s…

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