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Larry Oats1 In the last issue of the Maranatha Baptist Theological Journal I wrote an article on the Theology of Fellowship. This current article is the flipside of the earlier article. A theology of separation needs to be part of a theology of fellowship. This article will be limited to the New Testament. A study [Continue Reading…]
Fred Moritz1 Bible believers should study Roman Catholic theology for several reasons. Numerically, Rome claims a significant Catholic population. The Pontifical Yearbook states that Catholicism claimed 1 billion, 214 million communicants around the world in 2013.2 In 2010 there were 63.4 million Catholics in the United States.3 Theologically, Rome claims to be the true church, [Continue Reading…]
Jonathan Rehfeldt1 Though Biblical Christianity has not been without its able defenders in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, its influence has seemed to decline in the West. This is largely because of negative portrayals through the secular media, bombastic “fundamentalist” leaders, and confusion over the relationship between Christianity and culture. The recent debate between Ken [Continue Reading…]
Dan Mielke 1 The subject of humor and the analysis behind what makes things funny has been an underdeveloped field of study. “Despite the number of thinkers who have participated in the debate, the topic of humor is currently understudied in the discipline of philosophy.”2 Humor and its connection to theology has received even less [Continue Reading…]
Bauder, Kevin and Robert Delnay. One in Hope and Doctrine: Origins of Baptist Fundamentalism 1870-1950. Schaumburg, IL: Regular Baptist Books, 2014. 396 pages. Baptist Fundamentalists and all those interested in twentieth-century Baptist history owe a debt of gratitude to Bauder and Delnay for this superb, thorough, and interesting account of American Baptist Fundamentalism in the [Continue Reading…]