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More on the Limits of Authority

Friday, November 21st, 2008

It is sad that we must think about the limits of pastoral authority. Yet it is true that abusive pastors have done much harm to the cause of Christ. As I have tried to work through the Scripture’s teaching about the subject, two lengthy passages have made a profound impact on my thinking.

Caterpillars and Butterflies

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Caterpillars and Butterflies:A Review of New Covenant Theology By Tom Wells and Fred Zaspel(Frederick, MD: New Covenant Media, 2002) By James M. Renihan Several years ago, Richard Barcellos published the helpful monograph In Defense of the Decalogue, the first book-length discussion of theological issues related to the development of a movement that has come to […]

Interesting Lectures on Anabaptism and the Reformation

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Submitted by Prof. Renihan The www.baptisttheology.org website has done us all a favor by placing three lectures by Dr. Abraham Friesen, retired history professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on the topic of the anabaptists and the reformers on their website.

Good Christians, Good Husbands? A Book Review

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Doreen Moore. Good Christians Good Husbands? Leaving a Legacy in Marriage and Ministry: Lessons from the Marriages and Ministries of Elizabeth and George Whitefield, Sarah and Jonathan Edwards, Molly and John Wesley. Christian Focus Publications, 2004.  A book review by Prof. Renihan Those familiar with the history of the church are painfully aware of a […]

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