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Church Membership and the Two Kingdoms

Brad Littlejohn has a very helpful post on the question of the church’s constituency, whether it should be conceived as made up of individuals or of families. This is a question that often arises in conversations about patriarchy, ecclesiocentrism, and basic relations between church and state. Mr. Littlejohn is also right to point to the […]

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To Which Kingdom Does Westminster Seminary Belong?

In a 2009 edition of the Mid-America Journal of Theology, Ryan McIlhenny points to an interesting dilemma for the particular variant of two kingdoms theology expounded by David VanDrunen (MAJT 20 ((2009)): 75−94).  He asks if the Seminary would have to be considered “secular” and therefore a member of the temporal kingdom (87).  This is a […]