So What is this 2 Kingdoms Stuff About Anyway and Why Does it Matter?

David VanDrunen explained it very well and clearly during his inaugural address yesterday at WSC. In the photo to the left, Bob Strimple, whom David is succeeding as the Robert B. Strimple Professor of Systematic Theology and Christian Ethics, gives a powerful . . . Continue reading →

Highlights from the Latest Ordained Servant

WSC alumnus, pastor of Pilgrim Presbyterian Church in Dover, NH, and PhD candidate Dave Holmlund reviews a volume by WSC’s incoming Academic Dean, John Fesko in the latest issue of Ordained Servant. The truth is that the “burn-out” rate for pastors is . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Meet Dave VanDrunen

On Today’s episode of Office Hours, the podcast of Westminster Seminary California, David VanDrunen, Robert B. Strimple Professor of Systematic Theology and Christian Ethics, talks about upbringing, how he became a minister, his training at WSC, and his research into the biblical, . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Godfrey and VanDrunen on Christ, Kingdom and Culture

In today’s episode of Office Hours, W. Robert Godfrey, President and Professor of Church History at Westminster Seminary California and David VanDrunen, Robert B. Strimple Professor of Systematic Theology and Christian Ethics talk about the upcoming WSC Faculty Conference, “Christ, Kingdom, and . . . 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 →

Always Reformed: Essays in Honor of W. Robert Godfrey

UPDATE 6 October 2010 Listen to the audio from yesterday’s presentation of the volume to Bob. Hywel Jones spoke as did Bob. § ORIGINAL POST 5 OCT 2010 It’s been a special day at Westminster Seminary in California. Joel Kim and I . . . Continue reading →

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 →

Get Justified!

Our friends at Modern Reformation have had a baby, as it were: Justified: Modern Reformation Essays on Justification. This is a collection of outstanding essays on the doctrine of justification by Mike Horton, R. C. Sproul, Simon Gathercole, David VanDrunen, John Fesko, . . . Continue reading →

Horton and VanDrunen on Apostasy

Office Hours Takes on Hebrews 6

Mike Horton and Dave VanDrunen join Office Hours  this week to discuss one of the more challenging passages in Hebrews and perhaps in the New Testament: Hebrews 5:11–6:12.  I hope you’ll listen and share this episode with others. If you’re just joining the series, . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours Season 5—New Life In The Shadow Of Death: Defining Sanctification

In season 5 of Office Hours we’re focusing on the biblical, Christian, confessional doctrine and practice of sanctification, the process of being made holy, of being brought into gradual conformity to Christ by the grace of the Spirit through dying to sin . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Divine Covenants And Moral Order

In the 16th and 17th centuries, indeed, from the 2nd century until the 20th century there was little question among Christians whether God has revealed his moral law in nature and in the conscience. In the 20th century, however, that verity came to . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: The Importance Of Wisdom

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Foolishness has been a part of the human condition since the fall but it was not that way in the beginning. We were made to be wise by knowing and obeying God. After the fall, by grace alone, through faith alone, we . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Aquinas Among The Protestants

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Thomas Aquinas (c.1224–74) was one of the most important Christian teachers in the period and though he was eclipsed in the centuries after, his work returned to prominence in the 16th–19th centuries particularly among Roman theologians, for whom Thomas became the theologian . . . Continue reading →