Archive Civic Polity Reformed Irenicism Steven Wedgeworth

The Inimitable and Inevitable Gary North

This past Tuesday, Richard Mouw published a remembrance of the Christian Reconstructionists at First Things. His basic thesis was that the Reconstructionists’s inability to win the battle “for hearts and minds” was primarily due to their conviction that hearts and minds are won by dominant polemical performance and unrelenting conviction without concern for personal etiquette or […]

Archive Civic Polity Natural Law Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

Calvin on the Sin/Crime Distinction

Commenting on the torah’s limited allowance of divorce, Calvin writes: As the Jews falsely imagined that they discharged their whole duty toward God, when they kept the law in a national manner, so whatever the national law did not forbid, they foolishly supposed to be lawful. Divorces, which husbands were wont to give to their […]

Archive Book Reviews Steven Wedgeworth

The Escondido Theology: A Reformed Response to Two Kingdom Theology

John Frame, The Escondido Theology: A Reformed Response to Two Kingdom Theology, Whitefield Media Publishing, 2011. “What’s that one about?” asked the stranger sitting next to me at the local coffee shop. I had no idea where to start, because it’s a very hard question to answer. The same question might just as well be […]