The Blog

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

Posted on Wednesday, April 03, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Teaching doctrine must open students' eyes to the doxology which drove dogmatic formulation.

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Barry York offers a constructive response to my Den Dulk lectures.

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2019 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Some spring reading suggestions.

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Seminaries are parachurch organizations but their connection (formal or informal) to churches make confessional integrity in teaching an absolute imperative.

Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

In their ongoing series on the doctrine of God and confessional Christianity, Jon Master and Carl Trueman reflect on what questions students need to ask of professors and what questions presbyteries need to ask of ministerial candidates when it comes to Christology.

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Matthew Barrett offers us some further questions that student should ask of professors, and which presbyteries should ask of candidates.

Posted on Saturday, March 09, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Two presbyterian ministers, Jonathan Master and Carl Trueman, offer thoughts on examining ministerial candidates with regard to the doctrine of God.

Posted on Sunday, March 03, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

What should we think about the change of meaning in confessional language?

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Current discussions of the Reformers and the doctrine of God reveal that Etienne Gilson's comment on what makes a competent philosopher applies just as much to competent theologians.

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The Christian Faith is a dogmatic faith, defined by creeds and confessions.  And Systematic Theology is vital to understanding exactly what those creeds and confessions mean.