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Two Reformation Giants

On Sunday, September 10th, I’ll start teaching a 13-week class here in Austin at Redeemer Presbyterian Church (10:15 am). It is entitled, “Two Reformation Giants–Martin Luther (1483-1546) and John Calvin (1509-1564).” Here is a description: “If serious Christians in this current age desire to understand the practices, peculiarities, and problems of the modern church, then […]

A Biblical View of History

More on a Biblical view of “history” from Dr. Rousas J. Rushdoony: “For the orthodox Christian, history is determined by eternity, and ‘the eternal does not exist for us as a principle but as a person, and that as an absolute person.’ Moreover, ‘For us God’s being is ultimate, while created being is, in the […]

What is History?

What is history? Dr. Rousas J. Rushdoony answers, “For the orthodox Christian, who grounds his philosophy of history on the doctrine of creation, the mainspring of history is God. Time rests on the foundation of eternity, on the eternal decree of God. Time and history therefore have meaning because they were created in terms of […]

What Motivated Tyndale?

Question: “What motivated William Tyndale (1494-1536) to work so very hard to translate the Bible into English?” He realized that if the people had the Bible in their own language, that many of the false doctrines of medieval Roman Catholicism would be repudiated. He became convinced that, “It was impossible to establish the lay people […]

William Tyndale: Father of the English Bible

The full book shelves that most Christians have today contain several copies of the Bible. Digital copies of the Bible in many different translations and dramatic readings of the biblical text can be easily found on many websites. But, this has not always been the case. At the beginning of the Reformation, during the early […]