The Aquinas Papers: God Is Eternal

Abstract: Thomas Aquinas purposed to demonstrate the inter-relatedness of God’s attributes insofar as when we predicate something of God, viz., eternality, then we say more than, “God is eternal.” Rather, for Aquinas, if God is eternal, He must also be necessary, pure act, and divinely simple––other things follow as well. Yet, for Aquinas, our language […]

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The Absence of Chance: The Metaphysical Destitution of Baptist Traditionalism

Register for our Newsletter! Get exclusive offers and receive news before anyone else! Is there chance in this universe if it is created by the God of the Bible? Some would argue that there are compartments of creation not under the control of God, in which case there would be something left to chance. On […]

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John Owen on Natural Theology

Register for our Newsletter! Get exclusive offers and receive news before anyone else! Natural theology seems to have become somewhat of a naughty word over the last century or so in Protestant Reformed circles. Men like Cornelius Van Til, Gordon Clark, Francis Schaeffer and others––though well meaning––have villainized the timeless principle of natural theology. The […]

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Confess! Confess! Confess! | The Baptist Reformation

Holding to so-called “man-made” confessions in our day and age of personal independence is somewhat of a social and religious taboo. On the one hand, holding to a religious confession seems too wooden and static for our modern style of fluidity. On the other hand, confessions are often too arcane for those living in this […]

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