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  Better than the Beginning: Creation in Biblical Perspective by Richard C. Barcellos   By Common Confession: Essays in Honor of James M. Renihan   Covenant Theology: From Adam to Christ by Nehemiah Coxe and John Owen   Faith and Life for Baptists: The Documents of the London Particular Baptist General Assemblies, 1689-1694   Journal […]

Brief thoughts on Vos on the Sabbath

  Brief thoughts on Vos on the Sabbath[1] Copyright © 2016 Richard C. Barcellos. All rights reserved.     EXCURSUS: The Covenant of Works and the Embodiment of the Sabbath Principle   Vos does not discuss the Sabbath at this early juncture of his Biblical Theology. However, his discussion of revelation in the period of […]

from a reader of The Family Tree of Reformed Biblical Theology

    The Family Tree of Reformed Biblical Theology contains a wealth of information that is wonderfully organized. The subtitle of this book is a complete and concise description of what is found within its pages. It skillfully explains the content of views held by Vos and Owen concerning redemptive history and the structure of […]

With this substantial contribution Dr. Barcellos has put both the academy and the pulpit deeply in his debt. ~ Sinclair B. Ferguson

  These were Sinclair Ferguson’s words after reading The Family Tree of Reformed Biblical Theology. If you are interested in Reformed biblical theology and how it relates to the federalism (or covenant theology) of the post-Reformation era, this book is for you. It contains a brief history of biblical theology, Vos and Owen in historical-theological […]

Is there any relationship between the biblical theology of G. Vos and John Owen?

In The Family Tree of Reformed Biblical Theology I attempt to answer the question of the relationship between Vos’ biblical theology and John Owen’s federal theology. The abstract of the dissertation is below. ABSTRACT     The thesis of this study is that Geerhardus Vos’ biblical-theological method should be viewed as a post-Enlightenment continuation of the pre-critical […]

The Temporal Revelation of the Covenant of Works in Owen – Absolutely or Relatively Coeval with Creation?

An excerpt from The Family Tree of Reformed Biblical Theology by Richard Barcellos   EXCURSUS: The Temporal Revelation of the Covenant of Works in Owen – Absolutely or Relatively Coeval with Creation?   Owen makes what may at first glance appear to be a perplexing statement. He says, “The covenant was coeval with mankind, but […]