Dr. Godfrey has asked me to write a response to Dordt College president Carl Zylstra’s recent review of my book, Living in God’s Two Kingdoms: A Biblical Vision for Christianity and Culture. Given the very negative tone of the review and the fact that Dordt College and my institution (Westminster Seminary California) both claim to be Reformed institutions and serve overlapping constituencies, I agreed to do so.
Office Hours talks with Dr. Michael Horton about what Eastern Orthodoxy is, why some evangelical and Reformed Christians are
tempted to convert to Eastern Orthodoxy, and how we should respond.
This new volume is of interest to the WSC community, and Reformed circles more broadly, for a number of reasons. For one thing, it deals with an issue of perennial importance and debate for Christian theology and ethics: the relationship of love and justice.
As redemptive history unfolds in the Bible, the story of God’s saving purposes takes a number of surprising twists and turns. The New Testament opens with an angel announcing to a young virgin that God’s promised Savior was at long last coming to visit his people with salvation.
In the days prior to World War II, Hitler stunned his generals by suggesting that Germany would invade Poland and France. His generals thought he was crazy.