The Creator-Creature Distinction & the Doctrine of Scripture

Though the three most influential Reformed confessions (Westminster, Savoy, 2LCF) begin with Scripture, it may surprise the reader to learn that neither confession begins with Scripture as a stand-alone authority.

John Calvin on John 17:5

Therefore, according to Calvin, Christ prays according to His human nature in John 17:5, and the divine Persons remain sufficiently and really distinguished in virtue of the relations of origin.

John Gill’s Christology

God is far beyond our ways such that man must strain the outer limits of his language just to flick the hem of His robe (if that).

Calvin’s Classical Theism

at minimum, we should be able to conclude from the evidence presented that Calvin held to the classical formulation of divine simplicity.

Limitation of Act by Potency

Contemporary Thomistic studies largely assumes the origins for Thomas’s doctrine “limitation of act by potency” is to be properly and neatly located in Aristotle’s corpus. According to W. Norris Clarke, however, such an assumption is misguided…

Yes, We Still Believe Sola Scriptura—A Response to Dr. Sam Waldron

Why do we now turn a suspicious eye toward our forefathers? Have we really become skeptics? Confessional agnostics?

When Scripture Becomes A Wax Nose

God’s Scriptural appeal is made to rational creatures. And when, by grace, a rational creature is made to accept and trust in the truth of Scripture, his rational appetites are not extinguished but improved.

Philosophy & Preambles of Faith

Philosophy, then, is assigned to inquiry concerning the preambles of faith. And theology is assigned to inquiry concerning the articles of faith revealed through Scripture.

Salvation Through Reason: Did Thomas Teach It?

Allegedly, Thomas believed that if a man was sharp enough to do so, he could hypothetically reason his way into the gospel, so to speak.

Benjamin Keach’s Employment of Aristotle in ‘Tropologia’

In the below verbiage, it becomes clear that Benjamin Keach positively and helpfully employs Aristotle.

Limitation of Act by Potency

Limitation of Act by Potency

Contemporary Thomistic studies largely assumes the origins for Thomas’s doctrine “limitation of act by potency” is to be properly and neatly located in Aristotle’s corpus. According to W. Norris Clarke, however, such an assumption is misguided…