Capitalism Samizdat

I read nearly everything Carl Trueman puts out; I always find his analyses helpful. And he writes very well English. And he’s a nice, uh, bloke, I happen to know from personal experience. His recent…

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A TV Ramble

With all these new flat screens, they can’t really call it the “idiot box” anymore. What, “idiot slate”? Just remember: the medium is the message. And if you’re watching the idiot box, what does that…

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Why I Am Writing My Dissertation, no. 2

I’ve already shared one blatant denial of my dissertation’s thrust, courtesy of a high school Bible textbook. Here are five somewhat less blatant ones from the same book: Love is centered in the will, not…

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Five Famous Edwards Sermons

A friend recently mentioned to me that he had to read five Jonathan Edwards sermons for class. I’ve been getting more into Edwards for dissertation research (and for personal enrichment and enjoyment!) over the last…

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The Wildflowers Declare the Glory of God

Do you want to be more holy? I do, I know I do. That is one thing that comforts me about the state of my soul: blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness—even…

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Seek Glory for Yourself, But Don’t Be Self-Seeking

Here’s a paragraph from Romans 2 that has occasioned no small discussion among Protestant commentators: He will render to each one according to his works: to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory…

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