Carl Trueman on 03/17/2019

Confessional Christology: Catholic Definitions versus Congenital Defects

By Carl Trueman Given the positive response to our first two posts, and the fact that the doctrine of God is now emerging as a contested locus within our own denomination, we continue this ongoing series with some reflections on the type of questions that should be asked of candidates relative to th

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Carl Trueman on 03/09/2019

Holding Fast the Confession

By Carl Trueman The last few years have seen a significant – and most welcome – revival of interest in the Christian doctrine of God among Reformed and evangelical writers. Scholars working in patristic, medieval, and Reformation periods have enriched our knowledge of the creedal and confessional h

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Carl Trueman on 03/03/2019

Humpty Dumpty Revisited

By Carl Trueman A number of people have emailed with regard to my recent series asking versions of the following questions: But don’t words change their meaning over time? So doesn’t the nature of what we subscribe inevitably change as well?A number of observations are in order.First, words do inde

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Carl Trueman on 02/11/2019

A Most Mischievous and Ill-Informed Half Truth

By Carl Trueman Etienne Gilson once commented that to be a competent philosopher, one also needs to be a competent historian of philosophy. Given some of the heterodox ideas currently being promoted by those who claim to be confessional Protestants, Gilson’s rule would seem to apply to theologians

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Carl Trueman on 01/15/2019

Some Thoughts on Systematic Theology as Poor Relation, Part One

By Carl Trueman Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Paideia Center Conference in Orlando, focused this year on the catholic, creedal understanding of God. I also sat on a discussion panel with Mike Allen, Scott Swain, Blair Smith and Liam Goligher, discussing the Trinity debate of 2016.

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Aimee Byrd on 01/09/2019

Consider Me Triggered

By Aimee Byrd I took a camping and backpacking class in college to fill in one of my extra electives. It’s one of the classes I remember the most. We had three trips where we were dropped off on different parts of the Appalachian Trail in groups on a Friday, carrying 1/3 of our weight in backpacks f

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