The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way

it’s out in April (900+ pages!). Here’s the publisher’s description: Michael Horton’s highly anticipated The Christian Faith represents his magnum opus and will be viewed as one of—if not the—most important systematic theologies since Louis Berkhof wrote his in 1932. A prolific, . . . 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 →

An Office Hours Double Play: Horton and Van Ee

It’s an Office Hours double play this week as we talk with Mike Horton and Josh vanEe in two episodes. In the first, released today, Office Hours talks with Dr Michael Horton, J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster . . . Continue reading →

Why Analogies And Illustrations Of The Trinity Fail

Michael writes to say that he recently read an article I wrote in 1999 on the Trinity and to ask if I’m willing to consider an analogy for the Trinity. I reply: Honestly, no. All illustrations of the Trinity end up in . . . Continue reading →

Should I Buy It?

Frequently I receive the question in my inbox: “Should I buy this book?” What I would like to say is, “Yes, buy every book but don’t buy every book you buy.” I think it is a good idea to own and read . . . Continue reading →

How Should A Lay Christian Learn Theology?

Introduction Christians regularly ask for book recommendations and of those, “which systematic theology should I read?” is among the more frequent. The assumption of the question, however, should be doubted: that the best place to begin to learn Christian theology is with . . . Continue reading →