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The French Revolution and the Reformation: the significance of Groen van Prinsterer

Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer (1801-76), was born into a life of aristocratic privilege, was baptised as an infant in the Reformed Church of the Netherlands, received a classical education, and came to a living...

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...

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...

Is Inerrancy a Reformed Doctrine?

Part of the purpose of Catechesis is to give easier access to academic material that has been published elsewhere. I have just published an article on B. B. Warfield, comparing his view of inerrancy...
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Do we read Scripture thinly or thickly? ‘By Good and Necessary Consequence’

In Mark 12:24–27, Jesus refutes the Sadducees concerning their rejection of the final resurrection.Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God? ....

Making the Best of Both Worlds: the Effect of the Gospel on Australian Public...

Presbyterian Theological College Graduation and Commencement Address, Assembly Hall, 156 Collins St, Melbourne, 22 March 2019. First published in RTR 78, no. 3 (2019).It is a great honour to be present on this...

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...

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

First published: Richard B. Gaffin Jr., ‘The Gifts of the Holy Spirit’, The Reformed Theological Review 51 no. 1 (1992), 1–10.A lecture, slightly edited for publication, under the auspices of the John G. Paton...

Eucharistic Sacrifice in the Sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ

First published: Donald William Bradley Robinson, ‘Eucharistic Sacrifice in the Sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ.’ The Reformed Theological Review 23, no. 3 ( 1964), 65–74.My title is carefully...