Blog Posts by Derek Thomas

Thabiti Anyabwile at RTS, Jackson

Article by   September 2008
Thabiti Anyabwile is speaking at RTS Jackson for the next three days.  I plan to enter a summary of his addresses in this blog each day. Check back later in the day.... continue

The Wesleys and Marriage

Article by   August 2008
An Anglical priest has, according to The Times "decoded" Charles Wesley's 1,000 page diary written in code and kept at the John Rylands Library in Manchester, England. Among the "secrets" revealed is a turbulant relationship between Charles and his brother... continue

Olympics 2012 in London

Article by   August 2008
Couldn't resist posting this light hearted cameo of things to come when the Olympics comes to East London in 2012, the home of ping-pong. Here. Carl, wipe that tear from eye!... continue

Gay marriages and the Archbishop of Canterbury

Article by   August 2008
Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, has compared active gay relationships to marriage in the sight of God, refuting that it is sinful and, in private correspondence, declared his hope that the church would become more accepting of gay relationships.   ... continue

Atheists in London fail to pay up

Article by   August 2008
A campaign to place the advertisement, "There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and get on with your life" on London buses failed because subcribers failed to come up with the money to pay for it.  See the story here.... continue

Van Til, Oliphint and apologetics

Article by   July 2008
Two recent additions to the Van Til corpus have been published by P&R Publishing. Both volumes have now been annotated and provide for the reader explanations and definitions of concepts, ideas and terms. These additions should go a long way... continue

China Olympic Evangelism

Article by   July 2008
  Evangelical Press have launched a book written by John Keddie celebrating the life and testimony of Eric Liddell in time for the China Oympics. The picture shows the Chinese cover. Other events and publications are also scheduled (see... continue

Signing back in...

Article by   July 2008
A week in Peru and an entire week teaching systematic theology (39 hrs of lectures in five days) has left me short of breath. Both have been exhilarating in ways that constantly challenge. The latter comprised mostly of the doctrine... continue

Tim Challies' Summer Reading

Article by   July 2008
I asked Tim Challies for a list of summer reading:   You asked me to talk a bit about my summer reading, so here goes. My reading tends to fall into three areas loosely defined as serious, review and fun.... continue

Alistair Begg's Summer Reading

Article by   July 2008
I asked our good friend Alistair Begg what he was reading this summer:   1. "Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics" by Graeme Goldsworthy. This is Goldsworthy at his comprehensive best. A terrific help in not missing the wood for the trees in exegesis... continue
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