Posts Tagged ‘ Covenants ’

Nature, Grace, and Man’s Supernatural End: Feingold, Kline, and Clark

Sep 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog Posts

On September 21, Professor Lawrence Feingold of Ave Maria University’s Institute for Pastoral Theology and author of The Natural Desire to See God According to St. Thomas and his Interpreters gave a lecture titled “The Natural Desire to See God and Man’s Supernatural End” to the Association of Hebrew Catholics. The audio recordings of the […]

“Pelagian Westminster?”

Jun 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog Posts

The following essay is a guest contribution by Barrett Turner. Barrett completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia. This Spring he graduated from Covenant Theological Seminary with an M.Div. This Fall he will be pursuing his doctorate in moral theology at the Catholic University of America. He lives with his wife and son […]

Supernatural or Natural Birth?

Nov 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

I was involved in a wonderful conversation the other day with a few friends of mine, two Catholics (one of whom is a priest) and a Presbyterian (PCA). Over some good tobacco and coffee at the local cigar shop we discussed a variety of things, including Baptism. My friend, the Presbyterian, spoke about how Reformed […]

New Book on Judaism and Catholicism – The Crucified Rabbi

Oct 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

I want to thank Tim Troutman and the rest of the Called to Communion fellows for allowing me to put up a quick post about my new book: The Crucified Rabbi: Judaism and the Origins of Catholic Christianity now available on The book begins with an event in which I encountered a Jewish Rabbi […]

Review of Scott Hahn’s Kinship by Covenant (Yale, 2009)

Oct 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Dr. Scott Hahn’s Kinship by Covenant is a revised and updated version of his 1995 doctoral dissertation Kinship by Covenant: A Biblical Theological Study of the Covenant Types and Texts in the Old and New Testaments published for the Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. The great biblical scholar, David Noel Freedman (d. 2008), recognized that […]

Kingdom, Church, and Communion

Jul 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

The Christian mind can hardly think of a more familiar set of concepts (Kingdom, Church, Communion) which is at the same time so difficult to communicate precisely.  But the simpler idea, and the one we’re really aiming at, is ‘the people of God.’  Who are they?  How do I become one of them?  The term […]

The Grandeur of Covenant Theology

May 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles

All mankind is of one author and is one volume; when one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language; and every chapter must be so translated. . . . As therefore the bell that rings a sermon calls not upon the preacher only, but upon […]

A Catholic Anaylsis of Reformed Federal Theology

Feb 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Covenant or Federal Theology became formally articulated in the Calvinistic theological tradition, beginning in the 17th century. This was the era of “Reformed Scholasticism.” Beginning especially with Theodore Beza, Aristotelian methods of theological speculation began to take root in Calvinist circles (whether they were conscious of it or not). As a result, Calvinism in the […]