The Myth Of The Isolated Scholar

There is a myth about academic life that it is a solitary endeavor. Imagine lonely, stoic figures plodding single-file into a library to sit for hours, hidden behind walled study carrels, isolated and free from social distractions, a hushed silence strictly observed. . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: What Happened To Reformed Orthodoxy? (2)

Office Hours

In the well-researched and written volume, Calvin Meets Voltaire: The Clergy of Geneva during the Age of Enlightenment, 1685-1798, Eighteenth-Century Studies Series (Ashgate: 2014), Jennifer Powell McNutt argued that there was more continuity, than has sometimes been thought, between 18th-century Genevan theology, piety, . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: What Happened To Reformed Orthodoxy? (1)

Office Hours

In the well-researched and written volume, Calvin Meets Voltaire: The Clergy of Geneva during the Age of Enlightenment, 1685-1798, Eighteenth-Century Studies Series (Ashgate: 2014), Jennifer Powell McNutt argued that there was more continuity, than has sometimes been thought, between 18th-century Genevan theology, . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: The Legacy of Martin Luther King

Americans are in the midst of a national discussion about race. It’s a difficult discussion, one that is not always conducted well either by politicians or preachers. Dr Martin Luther King is not only a central figure in this discussion but he . . . 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 →

Was Barth Reformed?

Always Reformed: Essays in Honor of W. Robert Godfrey

Among the Followers of Karl Barth (d. 1968), both evangelical and mainline (and especial Among the Followers of Karl Barth (d. 1968), both evangelical and mainline (and especially among evangelicals in the mainline) it is sometimes assumed that Barth’s theology was and . . . 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 →

Ryan Glomsrud New Executive Editor of Modern Reformation

Congratulations to Westminster Seminary California alumnus (’04) Ryan Glomsrud (MA, Historical Theology) on his appointment as executive editor of Modern Reformation magazine. The latest issue is on the doctrine of Scripture and particularly the questions of inspiration and inerrancy. MR is a must-read . . . Continue reading →

WSC Graduate Defends Oxford DPhil on Barth

Congratulations to Westminster Seminary California (’04) alumnus and sometime lecturer in Historical Theology at WSC, Ryan Glomsrud (MA, Historical Theology), on the successful completion and defense of his Oxford DPhil thesis on Karl Barth. Here’s a précis: Ryan D. Glomsrud, Karl Barth Between Pietism & Orthodoxy: . . . Continue reading →