Deus Ex Machina

"This is the generation of the great LEVIATHAN, or rather, to speak more reverently of that mortal god, to which we own under the immortal God, our peace and defense." -Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan

What is the Christian Faith About?

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth by his Son and for his Son. It was the will of God that his life and love should be … Continue reading

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Can the Magisterium Define “Azazel” Infallibly? Revelation, Reason, and Authority

Therefore, beloved, since you are waiting for these, be diligent to be found by him without spot or blemish, and at peace. And count the patience of our Lord as … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Isaiah 53: Bearing our Punishment or Enduring our Persecutions?

…when He was reviled, did not revile in return; when He suffered, He did not threaten, but committed Himself to Him who judges righteously; who Himself bore our sins in … Continue reading

March 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Structure of Divine Revelation: The Primacy of the Apostolic and Scriptural Witness

You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me… -John 5:39 The Theological, not Epistemological, Question … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Condemnation of Sin itself; A Non-Retributive Framework for Penal Substitution

For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do.By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Non-Avenging God of Shūsaku Endō’s “Silence”

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” -Romans 12:19 He is the image … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

To be the Image of God; Ordained as Vice-Regents over the World

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Presbyterian Epistemology of Contemporary English Law of Evidence

I was thumbing through Peter Murphy’s Murphy on Evidence (Thirteen Edition) and I came across a legal formula which struck me as possessing a curious resemblance to a theological confession. … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · 1 Comment