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Phillip E. Johnson, Who Put Darwin on Trial, Dies at 79

An obituary at The Gospel Coalition for my friend Phillip Johnson

Problematic Views of God Christians Should Know About

Michael Horton and Fred Sanders discuss a growing trend to pull away from classical theism and move toward a more immanent view of God, seeing him as evolving throughout the course of history.

“Wesleyan View”

For whom did Christ die? Who may be saved? are questions of perennial interest and importance for the Christian faith. In a familiar Counterpoints format, this book explores the question of the extent of Christ’s atonement,…

Undiminished, Transcendent, and Relevant: Joseph Ratzinger on Teaching on the Trinity

I wrote the Trinity chapter, entitled “Undiminished, Transcendent, and Relevant: Joseph Ratzinger on Teaching on the Trinity,” in the book Benedict XVI: An Evangelical Appreciation of the Theology of Joseph Ratzinger, ed Tim Perry (Lexham Press,…

Book Symposium on The Triune God

This suite of responses to Fred Sanders’ book The Triune God (Zondervan, 2016) is from papers originally read at the 2016 annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. This symposium publishes the papers by Wesley Hill,…

Foreword to Barrett, None Greater

(None Greater can be purchased from Baker Books or at Amazon) Usually when theologians find out they were wrong about something, they admit it readily enough. But then they cover their tracks. They revise their views…

Holy Scripture Under the Auspices of the Holy TrinityOn John Webster's Trinitarian Doctrine of Scripture

As he approached the monumental task of writing his own systematic theology, John Webster gave strategic attention to constructing a doctrine of Scripture that was adequate to support such a project. In contrast to some well-respected…

5 Myths About the Trinity

Myth #1: It’s only for theology experts. The doctrine of the Trinity is for everybody who is saved by Jesus. Or, to say that just a little more elaborately, it’s for everybody who has been drawn…

Seeing the Trinity in Scripture

a 2018 lecture at the Lanier Theological Library in Houston, TX. Heavily illustrated, well edited, and with the benefit of a responsive, live audience.

Foreword to Hongyi Yang, A Development, Not a DepartureThe Lacunae in the Debate of the Doctrine of the Trinity and Gender Roles (Reformed Academic Dissertation)

(Hongyi Yang’s book may be purchased from P&R, or at Amazon) The public controversy over trinitarian theology that culminated online in the summer of 2016 was a remarkable event. Academics and commentators, pastors and laypeople, experts…

Something Better Than the Gospel

There is something even better than the good news, and that something is God. The good news of the gospel is that God has opened up the dynamics of his triune life and given us a…

Why the Reformation Should Make You More catholic

On the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, an article for The Gospel Coalition about how being Protestant is a way to be more universal, that is, catholic in the true sense.

Review of Anthony C. Thiselton’s A Shorter Guide to Holy Spirit

‘‘Shorter Guide’’ is a peculiar genre. Though it is on the same topic by the same author, this volume is an entirely new book rather than a condensed version of its predecessor.

3 Reasons to Make Systematic Theology Part of Your Bible Study

“Oh dear,” he muttered, his features rearranging themselves into a mask of poorly-concealed dismay. All I had said, in response to him asking what subject I taught, was “systematic theology.” But those two words, those eight…

Spiritual Formation in the Trinity: A Review Essay of Donald Fairbairn’s Life in the Trinity

As I was rearranging some shelves recently, I was struck by the fact that my books on spiritual formation occupy a peculiar region. They live somewhere toward the end of the whole theological collection, after the…

Review of Carl L. Beckwith’s The Holy Trinity

To those on the outside of its institutions and traditions, Lutheranism can sometimes seem like a parallel universe. Even when Lutheran theologians are writing about doctrines with a common ecumenical status (and the Trinity is such…

The Table PodcastUnderstanding the Trinity

A 2017 conversation about the Trinity with Darrel Bock at Dallas Theological Seminary

10 Things You Should Know About the Trinity

1. The Trinity is something God wants us to know. If you believe the Bible reveals that God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, then you ought to believe that God made this known because he…