Westminster Seminary California

Valiant for Truth - Revelation

Eating with Our Ears: Thoughts on Isaiah 55.1-3 (pt. 2)

That God takes a deep interest in food should come as no surprise. He created humans with the need for food. The first and last chapters of Scripture make references to food.

6 / 28 / 2012
Meditations on the Larger Catechism, pt. 5
Danny Hyde

If I asked you the name of Noah’s wife, would you answer Joan of Ark? Sadly, many would today. The level of biblical illiteracy today among the professing Christian church is sad. Recently arch-atheist Richard Dawkins commissioned his foundation to survey those who claimed to be Christian in the 2011 census in England.

6 / 25 / 2012
Meditations on the Larger Catechism, pt. 4
Danny Hyde

Statistics can be misleading if they are abstracted from the moment they are calculated. But in that moment, they reveal a glimpse of reality. The well-known church growth leader, George Barna, provides us an opportunity to glimpse at the sad reality of the modern evangelical church as well as our culture. Back in 2000 one survey revealed that 75% of Americans agreed with the statement “God helps those who help themselves.” Then in 2005 another survey revealed that 11% of “born-again” Christians said they did not believe the Bible is accurate in all of its teachings.

Book Review: The Reformed Objection to Natural Theology by Michael Sudduth

Is there a place for theistic arguments and evidences in the Reformed theological and apologetical enterprise? Michael Sudduth, in The Reformed Objection to Natural Theology, answers in the affirmative in an irenic, clear, and cogent work devoted to dispelling myths, clarifying positions and salvaging the project of natural theology, which he considers to be a helpful component in Reformed theological and apologetic endeavors.

Book Review: Remythologizing Theology by Kevin Vanhoozer

Human talk about God takes effort. God talking to us takes revelation. In this newest entry from Kevin Vanhoozer, the Wheaton professor guides his readers from God’s revelation in Scripture through the primacy of the Triune God as Author to the speaking back of humanity as Heroes, both fallen and Firstborn, faithless failures and faithful Christ.

1 / 16 / 2012