Faith Comes Through Hearing, and Hearing through the Word of Christ: The Centrality of Scripture in the Early Presbyterian Missions to Korea (1884-1910)

In this paper, I argue that central to the early Presbyterian Missions to Korea (until 1910) was a high doctrine of Scripture. The stuanch biblicism of these missionaries and the church they founded was one of the defining characteristics, if not the defining characteristic, of Korean Presbyterian Church at this time.   You can read … Continue reading Faith Comes Through Hearing, and Hearing through the Word of Christ: The Centrality of Scripture in the Early Presbyterian Missions to Korea (1884-1910)

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Sacramental Ontology & Augustine’s Platonism: A Historical and Philosophical Critique

Is there a way to reconcile the Protestant, Orthodox, and Roman Catholic traditions? To restore the rifts caused by Rationalism and arguments over authority? According to some Protestants today, there is a way: a ressourcement of the early Church’s Sacramental Ontology is said to be the answer to these divisive issues, the way to reunite … Continue reading Sacramental Ontology & Augustine’s Platonism: A Historical and Philosophical Critique

Gods in the Making: an Analysis of Deification in the Thought of Athanasius

“He became man, that we might become God,” shouts the wild-eyed preacher with passionate glee; is he a disciple of the New Age movement infiltrating the church? Maybe he is a pantheistic practitioner of Eastern Mysticism eager to introduce Eastern philosophy? The truth is, he is none of the above; the words are not those … Continue reading Gods in the Making: an Analysis of Deification in the Thought of Athanasius

The Puritans: Models for Godly Living

“What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may abound? 2By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it?”[1] In the tableau Christian history, the Puritans shine brightly as a movement that grasped what it means to live godly lives and to embody the … Continue reading The Puritans: Models for Godly Living

Arianism – A Historical Examination of a Heresy [Greek Accents Removed]

Jesus Christ is the centre of the Christian faith: fully God and fully man, eternal and infinite in power, the Word of God. We understand today that this is the Bible’s teaching on the nature of Christ; this is the heart of our Christology.[1] It may be surprising for some to hear that this understanding … Continue reading Arianism – A Historical Examination of a Heresy [Greek Accents Removed]