Chrysostom On Two Kingdoms

[11.] But what is this, “When He shall deliver up the kingdom?” The Scripture acknowledges two kingdoms of God, the one by appropriation (oikeiwsin), the other by creation. Thus, He is King over all, both Greeks and Jews and devils and His . . . Continue reading →

On Christian Freedom, Two Kingdoms, and the Right Use of Scripture

Dear Mr _______, I’m grateful that you’re reading Recovering the Reformed Confession and that you took the time to write. I don’t know that I will be able to satisfy your concerns. It may be that we disagree on some basic issues.

Office Hours: VanDrunen on Living in God’s Two Kingdoms

The latest episode of Office Hours is out via iTunes and RSS. David VanDrunen talks about his new book, Living in God’s Two Kingdoms.  Here is the episode. This episode is available now on iTunes. We’re taking calls at 760 480 8477. . . . Continue reading →

Natural Law and Two Kingdoms in Stereo (Updated)

The book is now in the bookstore. You can order your copy from The Bookstore at WSC. If you have been wondering what all the discussion about “two kingdoms” and “natural law” is about, here’s the book for you. To accompany the . . . Continue reading →

NTW Takes a Whack at Two Kingdoms

First, critics of the “two-kingdoms” ethic should reckon with the company in which it puts them. Mike Horton explains. Could it be that they are moved by the same sets of concerns and categories of analysis or even of exegesis? Second, it . . . Continue reading →

White Horse Inn: Christianity, Politics, and the Two Kingdoms

Mike hosted an excellent roundtable discussion featuring Darryl Hart, adjunct professor at WSC and Director of Academic Programs at ISI, Dan Bryant, former Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice, and Neil McBride, a strategist for the Democratic Party. This is . . . Continue reading →

"Two Kingdoms" circa 115-50?

A notable early Christian apologist didn’t get the transformationalist memo. Ep. to Diognetus (5.1-11): For Christians are not distinguished from the rest of humanity by country, language, or custom. 2 For nowhere do they live in cities of their own, nor do . . . Continue reading →

Flash: Reformed Writer Uses Two Kingdoms

I’m working an essay on the history of covenant theology for a collection edited by Herman Selderhuis to be published by Brill in 2009. I just ran across something that I should have noticed, thought about or remembered years ago but didn’t. . . . Continue reading →

Pastor Wright, Evangelicals, and the Two Kingdoms

Jeremiah Wright is the former pastor of Trinity UCC in Chicago. Where, in evangelical mega-church circles, 10,000 members is a medium-sized congregation, in the world of dwindling mainline churches, Trinity is a bona fide mega-church. Pastor Wright’s recent comments, however, illustrate another . . . Continue reading →

How the Two Kingdoms Doctrine Could Have Prevented ECT

From the beginning it was apparent that the cart driving the theological horse in the Evangelicals and Catholics Together (ECT) negotiations (which continue!) is the pressure to form a “common front” against neo-paganism, secularism, materialism, and other forms of fallout from late . . . Continue reading →