Category Archives: Sacraments

Review: Brill’s Companion to Reformed Orthodoxy

A good “Companion” introduces one to classic texts in a field and to areas of current debate in scholarly literature. Apart from Richard Muller’s monumental Post-Reformation Reformed Dogmatics, there is no such volume for Reformed history and theology from the … Continue reading

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Review of Douglas Farrow’s Ascension Theology

“I’ve been reading Farrow on the ascension.” “Which Farrow? Protestant or Catholic?” “Catholic.” “Oh, that’s too bad.” I know, I know, this is supposed to be a book review. But I’ve had enough conversations like the one above to get … Continue reading

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The Real Spiritual Presence of Christ at the Table (A Dialogue with John Davis’ Worship and the Reality of God: An Evangelical Theology of Real Presence)

What is real? Davis begins his book with three possible answers to that fundamental question: scientific naturalism (modernity), digital virtualism (postmodernity), and trinitarian supernaturalism (eternity). “In the first, there is one ultimate reality (matter-energy); in the second, there are many … Continue reading

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