Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles

T. F. Torrance and Apostolic Succession

Rev. Chiarot is the pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Rock Tavern, New York. He joins us today to speak about “T. F. Torrance and Apostolic Succession,” an article he wrote for Participatio. He has also written, The Unassumed Is the Unhealed:…
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The Obedience of Christ and the New Creation (2 Cor. 5:21)

Jesus Christ is Isaiah’s prophesied Suffering Servant who took upon himself the iniquities, transgressions and sins of his people as their substitute, so that they might be reconciled to God in right relationship as new creation.[i] Or, in Paul’s words,…
Tseng, Karl Barth's Infralapsarian Theology

Karl Barth and Lapsarian Theology

Today we speak with Austin Reed about Karl Barth’s theology of election. Austin is a student at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and walks us through a critical review of Karl Barth’s Infralapsarian Theology: Origins and Development, 1920–1953 by Shao Kai Tseng. Tseng challenges…
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The Nature of Christ’s Suffering and Death

Someone once said, “There is nothing new under the sun.” It is a truth acknowledged but often forgotten. Have you ever been in a conversation when someone acted as though postmodernism was a new problem faced by the church? That…
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Owen on Limited Atonement

If Christ hath merited grace and glory for all those for whom he died, if he died for all, how comes it to pass that these things are not communicated to and bestowed upon all? Is the defect in the…
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On the Holy Spirit, Exploring Christology, et al

Jim Cassidy provides notices of several significant recent books. Christopher Holmes, The Holy Spirit Thomas Schreiner, Faith Alone: The Doctrine of Justification David VanDrunen, God’s Glory Alone Oliver Crisp and Fred Sanders, eds., Locating Atonement: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics Andrew Purves,…

The Eschatological Aspect of the Pauline Conception of the Spirit

We welcome Dr. Richard B. Gaffin, Jr. and Dr. Lane G. Tipton to speak about Geerhardus Vos’s seminal article, “The Eschatological Aspect of the Pauline Conception of the Spirit,” which is found in Redemptive History and Biblical Interpretation: The Shorter Writings of…
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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…
Clark and Johnson, The Incarnation of God

The Incarnation of God

Marcus Peter Johnson joins us once again to talk about Christology and soteriology. With his colleague Dr. John C. Clark, Dr. Johnson has co-authored The Incarnation of God: The Mystery of the Gospel as the Foundation of Evangelical Theology (Crossway). Johnson and…
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God After God: Jenson After Barth, Part #5

In the last post we asked if Jenson had gone beyond Barth. Has he temporalized eternity? Jenson is certainly bolder in his assertions linking eternity and time, but has he really achieved a consummation between the two? Frankly, at this…
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