Okay, she’s a WSC student and she’s in my Medieval-Reformation class and she’s required to read it, but Tricia is reading it nonetheless and she she likes it!
Here’s a talk on Olevianus that I gave at Christ Reformed (URC) Anaheim. At Green Baggins. I’m glad that Lane took the time to read the book and that he found it helpful. He asks some important questions. By way of preface, . . . Continue reading →
Part 1 of the response is here. Lane’s review is here. Eight responses to his five questions and then I have to get back to work.
The new edition should come out in November from Reformation Heritage Books. More details later. You can order the remaining copies of the original edition from WSC books. We’ll have the RHB edition when it is available.
Thanks to Jay Collier at Joel Beeke and RHB for putting Caspar Olevian back into print. “This volume is the most comprehensive treatment of Olevian’s theology published to date. Reflecting an impressive breadth of research and depth of analysis, it delivers . . . Continue reading →
At the Reformed Reader. The WSC bookstore has it in the old Rutherford House edition and in the new Reformation Heritage Books edition. The latter is a little less expensive. You can ask the bookstore for either.
He reviews it here.
Christ the King engenders in his elect zeal for reconciling themselves to God: first of all by showing that all men are under sin, and in the kingdom darkness, especially because since all men have the knowledge of God naturally engrafted in . . . Continue reading →
As mentioned earlier in this space the older Reformed writers had a doctrine of forensic holiness or sanctification but rather than connecting it with union with Christ considered logically prior regeneration and faith, they tended to connect talk about it under the . . . Continue reading →
“The Kingdom of Christ in this world is the administration of salvation by which Christ the king himself, outwardly, through the gospel and baptism, gathers to himself and calls to salvation a people or visible church (in which many hypocrites are mixed).” . . . Continue reading →
This is volume in the series, Classic Reformed Theology. This is Caspar Olevianus’ 1567 explanation of the Apostles’ Creed. This is the first -ever modern, English translation. Robert Letham says about this volume, “Caspar Olevianus is a significant theologian and his exposition . . . Continue reading →
Caspar Olevianus (1536-87) was a significant figure in the Reformation of Heidelberg in the 1560s and 1570s and one of the pioneers of Reformed covenant or federal theology. As a teacher he influenced several other significant pastors and teachers in the period . . . Continue reading →
Katie Wagenmaker fills in as host of Office Hours this week and she interviews yours truly about the series Classic Reformed Theology and particularly volume 2 of the series, Caspar Olevianus, An Exposition of the Apostles’ Creed. This volume is available from . . . Continue reading →
Recently I had the privilege of sitting down for an interview with the fellows at Christ the Center about the latest volume in the Classic Reformed Theology series: Caspar Olevianus, An Exposition of the Apostles’ Creed (1576). Here’s the interview:
Todd is reading Olevianus’ Exposition of the Apostles’ Creed at In Principio Deus (in the beginning God) and he notices a strong contrast between the way Olevianus wrote about the imputation of Christ’s merits and the way the Federal Vision writes about . . . Continue reading →
At In Principio Deus (in the beginning God). You can get your copy from The Bookstore at WSC ($25 + $5.00 shipping for a hard bound volume).
Thanks to Todd and William, the hosts of Covenant Radio, for spending 90 minutes yesterday talking about Caspar Olevianus’ An Exposition of the Apostles’ Creed. The best way to get to the audio is to go to Bill and Todd’s excellent adventure, . . . Continue reading →
Talking with Bill and Todd is an excellent adventure. Dude! This episode was no exception. Click on the image to order the book. Remember, it helps the HB when you go to The Bookstore at WSC via the HB. It’s $26.25 (hard . . . Continue reading →
Wes White has been reading and profiting from Caspar Olevianus’ Exposition of the Apostles’ Creed.