Journal of the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies, 2015

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The Journal of the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies (JIRBS) is published to explain and support the theology of Holy Scripture as it is summarized in the Second London Baptist Confession of Faith. The journal will be published annually.

193 pages
Published 2015


  1. SCOPUS SCRIPTURAE: John Owen, Nehemiah Coxe, our Lord Jesus Christ, and a Few Early Disciples on Christ as the Scope of Scripture, Richard C. Barcellos
  2. PRAEDICATIO VERBI DEI EST VERBUM DEI: “The Preaching of the Word of God is the Word of God” – Heinrich Bullinger and The Second Helvetic Confession, Ronald Baines
  3. SUFFICIENT, CERTAIN, AND INFALLIBLE: The Inscripturated Word, James M. Renihan
  4. “DOLPHINS IN THE WOODS”: A Critique of Mark Jones and Ted Van Raalte’s Presentation of Particular Baptist Covenant Theology, Samuel Renihan
  5. CHRIST SPIRITUALLY PRESENT AND BELIEVERS SPIRITUALLY NOURISHED: The Lord’s Supper in Seventeenth-Century English Particular Baptist Life, G. Stephen Weaver, Jr.
  6. ETERNAL CREATOR OF TIME, James E. Dolezal

Book Reviews

Divine Covenants and Moral Order: A Biblical Theology of Natural Law,
David VanDrunen
(Grand Rapids: W. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2014, 545pp.),
reviewed by Micah Renihan

God with Us: Divine Condescension and the Attributes of God,
K. Scott Oliphint
(Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2012, 302pp.),
reviewed by Charles J. Rennie

Process and Providence: The Evolution Question at Princeton, 1845-1929,
Bradley J. Gundlach
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013, 374pp.),
reviewed by James M. Renihan

The Question of Canon:
Challenging the Status Quo in the New Testament Debate,
Michael J. Kruger
(Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2013, 256pp.),
reviewed by James P. Butler

The Theology of the Westminster Standards:
Historical Context and Theological Insights,
John V. Fesko
(Wheaton: Crossway, 2014, 441 pp.),
Confessing the Faith: A Reader’s Guide to the Westminster Confession of Faith,
Chad Van Dixhoorn
(Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2014, 484pp.),
reviewed by James M. Renihan

Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae: A Guide and Commentary,
Brian Davies
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2014, xvi + 454pp.),
reviewed by James E. Dolezal

Thomas Grantham: God’s Messenger from Lincolnshire,
John Inscore Essick
(Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2013, 246pp.),
reviewed by James M. Renihan