Westminster Seminary California

Valiant for Truth - Historical Methods

Latest Office Hours! Interview with Carl Trueman

Office hours talks with Carl Trueman, Professor of Historical Theology and Church History and Paul Woolley Chair of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia

Building the Minister’s Library: Historical Theology
John G. Bales

Historical theology is the branch of theology which examines the doctrines of the church within their historical context and development. Historical theologians investigate the theology of individuals and schools of thought, in order to determine the continuity and discontinuity within the broader Christian tradition. It is always best done when one investigates the original sources and attempts to hear the authors in their own thought-categories.

Book Review: Histories and Fallacies by Carl Trueman

Most who read this review probably have no desire to research and write history, so why read a book on how to do it? First, even if you never intend to put your own ideas to paper, Carl Trueman’s Histories and Fallacies will equip you to evaluate the historical writings of others, as well as develop your skills in critical thinking.