October 2009 Archives

The Post-Reformation Digital Library

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Here is "a collection of resources relating to the development of theology during the Post-Reformation / Early Modern era (ca. 16th-18th c.), hosted by the H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies of Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary."HT: @LigonDuncan... continue

Emotivist Ethics

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Christian Smith recently published "Souls in Transition," a study of the moral and spiritual lives of America's 18- to 24-olds, based on extended face-to-face interviews.  The moral outlook of many young Americans--an ethic based on emotions rather than on reasoned... continue

Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress

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Crossway have just published a brand new edition of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, edited by C. J. Lovik with superb (breathtaking) illustrations by Mike Wimmer. "If any smoothing of Bunyan's seventeenth century language plus new colored pictures can set Pilgrim's Progress... continue

Wrestling

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No, it's not about the WWE, though, I did stop by the corporate headquarters once last fall as I was driving along I95 on my way to a theology conference at Providence, RI--on the way back, I stopped by New... continue

Jacob Arminius (1560-1609)

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Jacob Arminius died 400 years ago today. Guy Davies takes a brief look at his life and theology.HT: David Reimer... continue

Semper Reformanda

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In the latest issue of Tabletalk Michael Horton looks at the origin and meaning of an often misused slogan.... continue

Tony Merida's Faithful Preaching

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One of the great blessings of moving to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, has been gaining the friendship of Tony Merida, teaching pastor at Temple Baptist Church. As we've had lunch every other week or so since I got here in late June... continue

Would these two guys have dinner together?

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Probably not. But I ran across two great posts today from two friends--one by D. G. Hart, on the secular left's confused accounting of the "Religious Right", and the other by Tim Keller, on why the nitty-gritty of pastoral leadership... continue

The greatest temptation

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From Samuel Rutherford (in The Loveliness of Christ [Banner of Truth, 2007], 4-5):I find it most true, that the greatest temptation out of hell, is to live without temptations; if my waters should stand, they would rot. Faith is the... continue

How to cope with evil speaking

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From Charles Simeon (in Hugh Evan Hopkins, Charles Simeon of Cambridge [Eerdmans, 1977], 134):The longer I live, the more I feel the importance of adhering to the rules which I have laid down for myself in relation to such matters. 1st... continue
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