RBAP’s two books on divine impassibility…and one more coming

  RBAP currently has two books on divine impassibility, God without Passions: a Reader and God without Passions: a Primer. What is divine impassibility? Sam Renihan, in his newest book (God without Passions: a Primer), defines it as follows: “God does not experience emotional changes either from within or effected by his relationship to creation” […]

sample article for JIRBS 2015: Eternal Creator of Time, James E. Dolezal

  Purchase JIRBS 2015 here.       ETERNAL CREATOR OF TIME James E. Dolezal (In the published version, all citations are properly footnoted.)   Augustine of Hippo famously wrote, “What, then, is time? If no one asks me, I know; if I want to explain it to someone who asks me, I do not […]

review of Process and Providence: The Evolution Question at Princeton, 1845-1929, Bradley, reviewed by James M. Renihan

Process and Providence: The Evolution Question at Princeton, 1845-1929, Bradley J. Gundlach (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013, 374 pages), reviewed by James M. Renihan Old Princeton, that bastion of conservative theology, is famous for its support and defense of Old School Presbyterianism over against the inroads of nineteenth-century Rationalism as well as New School Divinity. Their […]

John Owen and New Covenant Theology

  JOHN OWEN AND NEW COVENANT THEOLOGY: Owen on the Old and New Covenants and the Functions of the Decalogue in Redemptive History in Historical and Contemporary Perspective

Brief thoughts on Irenaeus and the Covenantal Structure of Redemptive History

Irenaeus (circa A.D. 130-200): Irenaeus is best known for his anti-Gnostic Against Heresies. The governing principle of his hermeneutic was the doctrine of recapitulation, according to Bray.[1] Inscripturated revelation was intended to take us back to what Adam had in the Garden. He viewed Christ as the new or last Adam who started the human […]

Preface to Recovering a Covenantal Heritage: Essays in Baptist Covenant Theology

Recovering a Covenantal Heritage: Essays in Baptist Covenant Theology can be purchased here. Preface   This book is offered with the intent to further the discussion on covenant theology among Baptists and paedobaptists. It in no way pretends to be a fully worked-out Baptist covenant theology. It contains essays by thirteen different authors who do […]