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Counter-attacks against Historic Christianity: Old errors die hard

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Do you ever scratch your head and wonder what other professing believers are thinking? I do.

Edification and Beauty

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Submitted by Prof. Renihan On Monday, my book Edification and Beauty came forth from the press and should be available soon from online retailers.

Gadsby’s Hymns for today?

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Posted by Prof. Renihan Sadly, hymnody is sometimes a controversial matter in churches.  It shouldn’t be like this, but it is. For many advocates of contemporary worship, hymns are outdated and outmoded, a relic of years gone by.

Moving Up Down Under

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Submitted by Prof. Renihan Last Monday I returned from my third trip to New Zealand–what a blessing it was to be with those beloved men again. I have come to love and appreciate very much their friendship as well as the work they are doing. After an overnight flight from Los Angeles (my luggage decided […]

Packer on Baxter

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Packer on Baxter The Redemption and Restoration of Man in the Thought of Richard Baxter, J.I. Packer (Vancouver: Regent College Publishing, 2003), reviewed by James M. Renihan J.I. Packer’s published writings cover a wide spectrum from popular to academic, and are always thought-provoking and useful.

The Precisianist Strain: An Important Book on Puritanism

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

The Precisianist Strain: An Important Book on Puritanism Theodore Dwight Bozeman, The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion & Antinomian Backlash in Puritanism to 1638 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2004). Reviewed by Prof. Renihan Theodore Dwight Bozeman is a scholar of primary importance in […]

Baptist & Puritan History Tour Reminder

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

Greetings! Just a brief reminder to write to us if you’d like to express your interest in our tour. We have already had lots of inquiries, and it may be that spots will fill up fast once we have final information. I suspect that we will begin to take deposits in late July or early […]

Two important books on Baptist history

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Robert Oliver, History of the English Calvinistic Baptists 1771-1892: From John Gill to Charles Spurgeon (Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2006). Dr. Oliver is a Fellow of the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies. Kenneth Dix, Strict and Particular: English Strict and Particular Baptists in the Nineteenth Century (Didcot: The Baptist Historical Society for the […]

Beware the Ides of March?

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Calvin on Providence and Fortune: Institutes 1:16:2 (Thanks to Mr. Brandon Wilkins for this reference) That this distinction may be the more manifest, we must consider that the Providence of God, as taught in Scripture, is opposed to fortune and fortuitous causes. By an erroneous opinion prevailing in all ages, an opinion almost universally prevailing […]

Google Books

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Have you explored the amazing resources available on Google Books? It is an astounding growing collection of books–some very rare and hard to find in hard copy. You will find treasures such as:

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