Daily Archives: March 25, 2010

On Entrance into the Church

I have slowly been reading through Rev. Craig Higgins’ excellent dissertation on baptismal efficacy in the Reformed tradition. In my reading this morning I came across a Leithart quote worth mentioning: In Reformed theology, baptism is the watery gateway to … Continue reading

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Eugene Peterson on Identity

Quoted in Higgins’ Dissertation: I encounter such constant and widespread lying about reality each day and meet with such skilled and systematic distortion of the truth that I’m always in danger of losing my grip on reality. The reality, of … Continue reading

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Philippus Jacobus Hoedemaker vs. Abraham kuyper

Hoedemaker did not win the day with his theocratic principles, as Reuben Alvarado demonstrates in his 1992 lecture at the BH Conference. Hoedemaker stood firmly against Abraham Kuyper’s political pluralism. Even though Kuyper has been immensely helpful in bringing a … Continue reading

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