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By a Puritan Lad “A Psalm of David. The LORD says to my Lord: ‘Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.’” (Psalms 110:1) “Then comes the end, when he delivers the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule and every authority and power. For he must reign until […]

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by Gregg Strawbridge In the 2005 national ETS and SBL meetings there were several seminars devoted to “replacement theology” and specifically on the place of Israel and the politics of “land.” In both cases I personally engaged several of the respondents, such as Timothy Weber1, Walter Kaiser, Bruce Longenecker, Claudia Setzer, and a few others […]

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by Dennis Swanson (The  Master’s College) Charles Hodge (1797–1878) has been called, “the most prominent American Presbyterian theologian of the nineteenth century” and was clearly one of the most outstanding theologians that America has ever produced. Mark Noll presents this evaluation of Hodge’s contributions: “[Archibald] Alexander’s student Charles Hodge (1797-1878) extended this theological viewpoint into […]

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by Greg L. Bahnsen Reformed theology (as distinguished from evangelical or Lutheran theology) takes as its father the indisputable theological master of the Protestant Reformation, John Calvin. The heritage of postmillennialism in Reformed theology can be traced to the Cavinian corpus of literature. J. A. De Jong, in his doctoral dissertation at the Free University […]

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Rousas John Rushdoony (1916-2001) was born in New York City to recently arrived Armenian immigrants who had fled the Turkish massacres of 1915-1916. Within weeks his parents moved to Kingsburg, California, where his father founded an Armenian-speaking Presbyterian church. He spent his boyhood, save for a time when his father was a pastor in Detroit, […]

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By Alfred Edersheim. After successfully sending Jesus to the cross, the members of the Sanhedrin feared that His disciples would sneak in and steal the body. They asked for and received soldiers to guard the tomb. Although they didn’t believe such a thing could happen, they took Jesus’s claim that He would rise again in […]

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Today we are witnessing a cult-like movement among evangelicals which denies our future, bodily resurrection. This view is preteristic and oftentimes linked with historic postmillennialism. But its denial of the bodily resurrection places it outside of historic postmillennialism, but more importantly, out of orthodox Christianity (of course, they are not concerned since they do not […]

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