Saturday Summary (9/9/17)

Religion History Dordt Assurance: The 400th Anniversary of the Synod of Dordt – The Aquila Report This Day in Presbyterian History September 5: Dr. D. James Kennedy First Person: Did the Kingdoms of Saul, David and Solomon Actually Exist? – Biblical Archaeology Society Did Jesus Exist? Searching for Evidence Beyond the Bible – Biblical Archaeology…

Saturday Summary (9/2/17)

This Week Religion Nashville Statement | CBMW Rosaria Butterfield: Why I Signed the Nashville Statement | CBMW Sunday Worship Begins on Saturday | Desiring God Very Superstitious – Reformation21 Blog Conservative Presbyterian Seminary in St. Louis to Hold Conference Featuring Leftist Teachings on Race | Tennessee Star BiblePlaces Blog: Weekend Roundup, Part 1 BiblePlaces Blog:…

Saturday Summary (8/26/17)

Another week, another blog post.  Of all of the links below, I highly suggest looking at the two posts on Sabbath and Sunday worship. Religion God’s Saving Love: Personal or Impersonal? | The Reformed Reader This Day in Presbyterian History August 21: Paul Woolley on Ministerial Training This Day in Presbyterian History August 23: Hodge…

Saturday Summary (8/19/17)

This week has been wild.  It seems like every week is insane these days! By the way, when I do these Saturday Summaries, I simply put links to articles, and I don’t offer any sort of theological commentary.  I do this because I’m tired of articles about “How you ought to view _______ event as…

Book Review: The Deacon

The Deacon: The Biblical Roots and the Ministry of Mercy Today by Cornelis Van Dam My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a very thoughtful examination of the nature of the office of deacon. The author looks at the term deacon, the term office, the history of the office of deacon, the role of…

Saturday Summary (8/12/17)

It’s been a wild week! A few good books were published. Bitcoin divvied up. Wars were rumored. Sentences were formed passively, and ended in prepositions. Religion The Biggest Story ABC DeYoung, Kevin 9781433558184 Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage: Critical Questions and Answers Newheiser, Jim 9781629953168 The Foundation of the New Perspective – Reformation21 Blog 5 Ways…

Saturday Summary (7/29/17)

All sorts of crazy things happened this week in our fallen world:  Canaanites live-on (ish)! A pope judged a dead pope (back in the day)! Digital currency is whack (duh)! Saturday Summary (7/29/17) Religion BiblePlaces Blog: Weekend Roundup BiblePlaces Blog: New Evidence Discovered of Babylonian Destruction of Jerusalem The Cadaver Synod: Low Point in the…

Saturday Summary (7/22/17)

All sorts of wondrous and horrid things happened this week! No surprise here: God made man upright, but man has sought ought many schemes. Saturday Summary (7/22/17) Religion Just What Is Godly Sex? & Part 2 – The Aquila Report Christ among the Messiahs – Paperback – Matthew V. Novenson – Oxford University Press The…