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Top 10 Books Read in 2019

Here's a list of the best books I read this year.

Bavinck’s Reformed Ethics: A Review

If ethics deals with the practices and behaviors and dispositions of “man,” then the question of his ontology is paramount. “What man is” determines “what man ought to do,” and one can make no sense of either consideration if man is abstracted from God.

Divine Revelation’s Creaturely Corollary: Illumination as the Christ-Adoring Bridge Between Systematics and Hermeneutics

This is a paper I wrote entitled DIVINE REVELATION’S CREATURELY COROLLARY: ILLUMINATION AS THE CHRIST-ADORING BRIDGE BETWEEN SYSTEMATICS AND HERMENEUTICS

Unchanging Beauty: Faith as the Apprehension of the Immutable God’s Glory Revealed in the Son

This is a paper I wrote recently, entitled, UNCHANGING BEAUTY: FAITH AS THE APPREHENSION OF THE IMMUTABLE GOD’S GLORY REVEALED IN THE SON.

Envy and the Seminarian

If envy sets in, you will find yourself unable to rejoice with them or for them. You will find yourself pouting. Discontentment spreads, and the accomplishments of your friends begin to feel like personal injuries.

My Top 10 Books of 2018

Here's my list of top 10 books I read in 2018.

Ambition (POEM)

A poem on (selfish) ambition.

Christian Scholarship: From the Church, For the Church

The responsibility of safeguarding the structural integrity of those fences is a responsibility bequeathed to the entire Church. And it will take the entire Church—scholar and Sunday School teacher alike—to fulfill this responsibility.

Book Review: Lord and Servant – Michael Horton

In a conversation that can easily feel esoteric and speculative, Horton develops his Christology by building it on the sturdy foundation of divine revelation. Lord and Servant illustrates the importance of methodology.

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