The Decline of Confessional Orthodoxy & Rationalism

Leaving behind Reformed Orthodoxy, a trajectory much of Western theological thought is still on, resulted from a fundamental shift in philosophical patterns of thought. New Rationalism, espoused by men like Leibniz and others, would eventually lead theologians away from confessional commitment to a more loose retainment of Reformed principles. Philosophy would be moved from an […]

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Killing Reason: The Danger of Thinking in an Age of Thoughtlessness

If you find yourself continuously chewing on systematic theology, reading analytical Bible commentaries, or burying yourself in pre-modern philosophy books, you have probably found out by now that you’re an outlaw. The 21st century evangelical Church can be a dangerous place to use one’s mind, and this becomes abundantly clear when questions like, “Man, why […]

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Reasonable Theology: Apologetics

What is apologetics? Apologetics derives from the Greek term apologia. It simply means defense. If I offer an apologetic for my faith, I am offering a defense for what I believe. Is apologetics theology? Apologetics is not itself theology. It’s a defense of theology and must take into account theological truths. Thus, apologetics, while distinct from the […]

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Reasonable Theology: A Firm Foundation

The Christian must put an end to reason where faith begins. For the last century, this has been a common assumption, even among evangelical believers. But what is reason, what is faith? While there certainly should be a distinction made between the two, are they to be seen as totally estranged from one another? Faith in one […]

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