Rutledge Etheridge is in the house. He’s assistant professor of Biblical Studies at Geneva College, a former chaplain in the same institution, and an ordained minister at Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America. “Rut” is the author of God Breathed: Connecting Through Scripture to God, Others, The Natural World, and Yourself, which was born from a rhetorical question by Augustine, fascinating personal observations, and the desire to dig deeper into the disconnect between the claims of Jesus and the way society at large lives day to day.

Etheridge explains what he means by “The Ceiling of Self,” and why it’s such a wonderless and lonely place to be. Don’t miss this fascinating conversation on theology, philosophy, and apologetics. 

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The Blog

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

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Terry Johnson may not understand the greatness of Jethro Tull but his new book shows that he grasps the greatness of the biblical, orthodox, classical doctrine of God.

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Serene Jones offers a joyless, hopeless alternative to her caricature of orthodox Christianity

Posted on Sunday, April 14, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The Psalms of ancient Israel are -- and always have been -- the liturgical spiritual lifeblood of all Christians, everywhere.

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Lester Bangs got it right.

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.

The Contributors

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics. Read more at each of their individual blogs, listed below.

 


Carl Trueman

Postcards from Palookaville

Pastor and teacher of church history, this anti-celebrity "celebrity” dreams about what might have been, had he played his cards right. See all of Carl’s posts »


Todd Pruitt

1517

Always Texan, once Southern Baptist, now Presbyterian, he exhibits a high regard for BASE jumping, interpretive dance, and puppies. See all of Todd's posts »


Aimee Byrd

Housewife Theologian

Driving her kids all over tarnation, and her husband crazy, this tender-loving, cut-throat theologian packs a punch... or Nunchuck. See all of Aimee's posts »