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 →
John has another book coming out. The subtitle: Broken, Fulfilled, Applied tells it all. John joins our faculty this summer.
Online here. My sources at RHB tell me that “there is a special offer on the book for the first 50 participants, but people will need to listen for the coupon code announced in the broadcast in order to qualify for the . . . Continue reading →
There is a new section on website for The Bookstore at WSC: a listing for new books. Among the new titles is Engaging with Barth featuring essays by Mike Horton, WSC alumnus Ryan Glomsrud (who is defending his DPhil thesis on Barth . . . Continue reading →
These are both new in the WSC “Faculty Reflection” section of the WSC website. John’s essay is here and Joel’s essay is here.
UPDATE: You can listen via podcast. I’m listening right now. Very good stuff.
One of the things that offends modernist sensibilities is the law in Deuteronomy 21 that requires the stoning of incorrigibly rebellious children. On the other side we face the theonomic call to reinstitute some version of this law in post-canonical civil law. . . . Continue reading →
The latest issue of Tabletalk (Feb, 2010) devoted to answering the question: “What N.T. Wright Really Said” as it looks at the controversy surrounding N.T. Wright and the doctrine of justification. Tabletalk is a devotional magazine of substance featuring a remarkable array . . . Continue reading →
This week Office Hours talks with the Rev Dr John Fesko, Academic Dean and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Seminary California. The topic this week is Dr Fesko’s landmark book, Justification: Understanding the Classic Reformed Doctrine. Here is the episode. Listen to Office Hours . . . Continue reading →
Thanks to John Fesko, Academic Dean and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology for sitting for this episode of Office Hours from WSC. You can hear the interview here. John is the author of several books including, Diversity in the Reformed Tradition, Last . . . Continue reading →
The last week of the Spring semester is always chock full of activity at WSC. It’s the last week of final exams. It’s also the week we hold the annual MA (Historical Theology) Thesis Defense, board meetings, and, of course, commencement exercises.
UPDATE: Here’s a brief update on the latest Office Hours contest and a look ahead to upcoming episodes. Be sure to subscribe to Office Hours in iTunes, via RSS, or Zune so as not to miss anything. § Office Hours this week . . . Continue reading →
The latest episode of Office Hours is out via iTunes and RSS. John Fesko talks about his new book, Word, Water, and Spirit. This volume is available now through The Bookstore at WSC. This episode is available now on iTunes. We’re taking . . . Continue reading →
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 →
In this episode Office Hours talks with Dr John Fesko, Academic Dean and Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at WSC and author of The Fruit of the Spirit Is about the nature of the Christian life and especially about whether sanctification (growth . . . Continue reading →
The Westminster Standards are a collection of churchly documents, a confession of faith, and two catechisms drafted by an assembly of pastors and theologians called to meet to provide a confession and catechisms that would unify a nation divided internally by civil . . . Continue reading →
Until very recently most people probably had some idea who they thought Jesus is. The Jews regarded him as a traitorous blasphemer. Muslims regard him as a failed prophet (who did not die nor was raised) who was succeeded by Mohammad. Liberal . . . Continue reading →