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The Word of the Lord and his Presence

IntroductionThe interruption of in-person worship services has brought several questions and challenges. Is it possible to celebrate the Lord’s Supper online? How should we understand the communion of saints when we are not able to meet each other? One...

Can Kingdom Replace Covenant? A Look at Luke 22:29-30

When I was studying theology at college, we enjoyed an excellent intensive on covenant theology taught by Guy Waters of Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. It was sober and thorough, soundly based in careful exegesis, considerate and measured...

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Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age

Tony Reinke, Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019)“In this ecosystem of digital pictures and fabricated sights and viral moments competing for our attention—how do we spiritually thrive?” posits Tony Reinke in the opening chapter...

Attending to the National Soul: Evangelical Christians in Australian History, 1914–2014

By Stuart Piggin and Robert D. Linder (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2019). This volume continues the story begun with The Fountain of Public Prosperity: Evangelical Christians in Australian History 1740–1914 (2018). As Stuart Piggin quipped at the book’s launch, this...
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Development and Purpose of Calvin’s Institutes

First published in English: I. John Hesselink, 1965. ‘Development and Purpose of Calvin’s Institutes.’ The Reformed Theological Review 24 (3): 65–72.Published originally in Japanese in Calvin Studies (Vol. I), Tokyo, 1965.The author, whose doctoral dissertation on ‘Calvin’s Concept of...

Maturing the Mind: Intellectual Attainment and Theological Education Introduction

First published RTR 55, no. 3 (1996).Every training institution is the subject of complaints which run along well-established lines. Where such institutions feed one of the professions, for example, it is certain that they will be charged with neglecting...

Preaching and the Work of the Holy Spirit Part 1

First published: Klaas Runia, 'Preaching and the Work of the Holy Spirit Part 1', The Reformed Theological Review 59, no 3 (Dec 2000), 101–111.In today’s world and today’s church preaching finds itself in a deep and disturbing crisis. On...

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