Tag: reformed theology

Thinking Trinity with Van Til and Bosserman, part 1: Where Van Til Fits

The Trinity and the Vindication of Christian Paradox I’ll begin this mini-series, lest I get cooking and forget, with a word of gratitude.  Christian Humanist listener Chen Bu Lei contacted me a while ago asking if I’d be willing to write a bit about Van Tillian theology, given my mentions of Cornelius Van Til on…

"The Tree of Vices"

The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #4: Virtues and Vices

Philosopher and noted Family Guy interpreter Ray VanArragon joins us to discuss intellectual virtue and vice. To my mind, Ray was one of the most important contributors to our Pietist Vision of Christian Higher Education project. First, he called attention to a possible pitfall of what we’re doing, suggesting that a Pietist embrace of the virtues of love and open-mindedness could — if…

Christian Humanist Profiles 32: Reformed Catholicity

There are some things everyone knows about Protestants. They hate tradition. They’re suspicious of any doctrine or practice that can’t be anchored to a verse. They’re fractious and factious, each their own Luther unwilling to budge from their convictions unless convinced by scripture and sound reason. But sometimes what everyone knows isn’t so–or needn’t be…