During the early seventeenth century the group known as the Puritans left England and settled the area of New England, there setting up their colony. They would…… Read more “The Puritans: Church and State”
In his book The Everlasting Man G.K. Chesterton asserts that “the whole world once very nearly died of broadmindedness and the brotherhood of all religions.” Chesterton is…… Read more “Rereading the Faith for Today – Gnostic Tendencies and Defending Against Them”
Within the realm of Christian theology there are many fiercely debated topics. One such topic is the question of the how the Law is to be understood in…… Read more “Two or Three Uses? – The Law in Luther & Calvin”
In telling the story of the Presbyterian Church in America there are a number of different places one can start. One could begin with the Reformation. Presbyterianism places itself in the Reformed tradition and thereby traces its roots back to the Reformation in the 16th Century, where the Reformers broke off from the Catholic church in order to work towards a purer theology.
In his book The Great Heresies, Hilaire Belloc defines a heresy a sort of thing which takes a system of thought and – rather than depart wholesale…… Read more “Gnosticism: Heresy or Paganism?”
For those who hold the Bible to be the authoritative Word of God, one of the more relevant questions of the day is “What does the Bible…… Read more “What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality?”
When the average Christian take up their Bible and reads, the assumption is generally made that what is being read is the inspired word of God. Yet…… Read more ““All of this, of course, is rank speculation” – or, 3 Main Problems with Modern Scholarship’s Account of the Early Church”