“Glory to God”: An Edwardsean Analysis of what it Means to Glorify God

The notion of glory is central to the Christian faith. Scripture speaks of God possessing glory, displaying glory, receiving glory, and sharing glory. Scripture also speaks of God being glorified. This essay builds upon Paul Silva and Brandon Szerlip’s ordinary language analysis of glory concepts to clarify what it means to glorify God. Silva and … Read more

The Fear of the Lord as a Dispositional Belief

Scripture makes numerous, significant references to the fear of the Lord, but this concept still mystifies interpreters of Scripture. In this paper, I will explore the ways in which philosophical resources can provide some much needed nuance for this concept. I will argue that H. H. Price’s concept of dispositional belief can help us form … Read more

R.C. Sproul’s “Chosen by God,” an Arminian Response

Thesis statement: This presentation reviews and critiques this major Calvinist work by R.C. Sproul, a famous and influential theologian, and shows him to be in error on multiple points. Robert Charles “R.C.” Sproul (1939-2017) was one of the leading Calvinist authors and prolific writers of the 20th and early 21st centuries. Sproul is renowned for … Read more