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Does Theology Still Matter?

Does theology still matter? It may seem like an odd question to ask in a journal that has asserted for more than two decades...

Is the Reformation Ever Finished?

The Church is never simply ecclesia reformata but semper reformanda.

John Calvin on the Unity and Truthfulness of the Church

John Calvin wrote a great deal about the unity and truthfulness of the church in his day. We can continue to learn from him...

What, Who, Where, How: Reformed Perspectives on Baptism

Introduction Between and even within today’s congregations and denominations, almost every aspect of baptism seems to be a topic of debate. Should we baptize babies...

Abortion and the Sacraments

A Different People “You are the light of the world.” “You are the salt of the earth” (Matt. 5:14, 13). “nce you were darkness,...

A Framework, Not a Roadmap: Christians Can Foster Peace, Justice, and Freedom in the Middle East

The Bible does not supply a roadmap for Mideast policy today. But there is a framework of principles that we can draw from the...

The Political Dilemmas of Arab Christianity

The Middle East’s Christian minorities have a painful political history. Not only have they suffered persecution and restrictions at the hands of Muslim majorities,...

Falling Short of the Solas

Almost five hundred years ago, Martin Luther stood before the Diet of Worms and declared, “Here I stand, I can do no other.” He...

Centers and Boundaries

If you’ve ever driven a car around a curve you’re familiar with the physical phenomenon of centrifugal force. It’s the tug you feel as...

The Women Prophets of Corinth: A Study of Aspects of 1 Corinthians 11:2-16

Within the larger question of the place of women in the New Testament, this passage is of critical importance. All across church history various...