Volume 5 Issue 1

May 2020 | 78 pages


In This Issue

I am pleased to be joined by a co-editor in the production of Reformed Faith & Practice. Dr. D. Blair Smith is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at the Charlotte campus of Reformed Theological Seminary, having joining that faculty in 2016. I look forward to our partnership in this project. January 2020 marked the second... READ MORE

Fragmentation and Wholeness in the Mosaic Eschatology

Scott Redd

Fragmentation is a problem in today’s culture, isn’t it? It’s not just in the large intellectual property reboots that we see going on the big screen, reboots that create new universes that may not continue or even corroborate the narrative of the told in the previous universe (e.g. what does Sony’s Spiderman have to do... READ MORE

Sources of the Self: The Distinct Makings of the Christian Identity

Michael Allen

“This is my Bible. I am what it says I am. I have what it says I have. I can do what it says I can do. Today I will be taught the word of God. I boldly confess my mind is alert, my heart is receptive; I’ll never be the same. In Jesus’ name.”... READ MORE

Assurance: Historical, Biblical, and Pastoral Considerations

Sinclair B. Ferguson

What we are here to do, as this fellowship of students and scholars, pastors and professors is three-dimensional.  There is a theology that is biblical, there is a retrieval that is historical, and there is application that is pastoral. In looking at the subject of assurance (in which we will pay some attention to the... READ MORE

Thoughts on Theological Anthropology: Man as Male and Female

Scott R. Swain

What does it mean that God created (and that God redeems, sanctifies, and perfects) Adam/man as “male and female” (Gen 1:27; 5:2)? The question of “sex identity” never seems to be far from the surface of conservative evangelical discourse.[1] The recent publication of Aimee Byrd’s latest book, Recovering from Biblical Manhood and Womanhood,[2] and the reviews... READ MORE


The Art of Bible Translation

Reviewed by: Kenneth McMullen

1 & 2 Chronicles

Reviewed by: Brittain Brewer

1 & 2 Thessalonians

Reviewed by: Robert J. Cara

Reformed Preaching

Reviewed by: Charles Malcolm Wingard