The Importance of Making Careful Distinctions

In conversations about a point of theology or biblical interpretation, I have often heard something along the lines of: "The Bible never says that."  When pressed, the person will then follow-up, "Well, the Bible doesn't say it explicitly," or "the Bible doesn't use those particular words."  I have heard this used to deny a number… Continue reading The Importance of Making Careful Distinctions

Muller on Reformed Scholasticism

I appreciate the work of Richard Muller. Here is part of the reason why: He said, The identification of the covenant of works as a consequent doctrine [in protestant scholasticism] surely accounts for: 1) The varied terminology (covenant of works, nature, creation, innocence), associated with it 2) For its absence from some of the major Reformed theological systems… Continue reading Muller on Reformed Scholasticism