The Speech of God Is All

Pierce Taylor Hibbs discusses how the speech of God informs all realms of knowledge.

If God Has Spoken

If God has spoken, that changes everything. It means you know who you are, why you're here, and where you're going.

Christian Interpretations of Genesis 1

Scholar of science and theology, Vern Poythress, examines which of the contemporary interpretations of Genesis are most consistent with scientific evidence and careful biblical interpretation.

Truth beyond the Facts

Pierce Taylor Hibbs reflects on the way in which truth changes us, based on Vern Poythress's book, Truth, Theology, and Perspective.

How Did Evil Come into the World?

In our world things are not the way they are supposed to be. If God is perfect, loving, and powerful, why does he allow this world to be so painful and imperfect? Scripture provides satisfying answers to these questions.

Christianity and the Role of Philosophy

A philosophy, as a worldview, must have an anchor if it is to be meaningfully discussed and assessed. If God exists, then philosophy must find its anchor by being subservient to theology.

Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design

What are creationism, evolution, and intelligent design really about? Do they have similar levels of credibility, or has materialism displaced God as the best explanation for our existence?

Sing Praise to God

Listen to Dr. Cornelius Van Til speak on music and worship.

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The Great Hope of Amillennialism

Amillennials aren't the doleful type. We know Christ rules, our suffering matters, and the world needs our witness.

Praise God We're Porous

Charles Taylor wrote that we aren't receptive to spiritual realities as much as we used to be. Thankfully, that's not entirely true.

What Does It Mean to Be Secular?

"A secular age is an age of options. And the proliferation of options isn’t just tolerated; it’s encouraged. That’s why secularism and pluralism go hand in hand."

Truth Asks for Trust

"Everything bears a message from the estate owner."

What Blood Teaches

The blood of Christ still speaks. It asks us to draw nearer, to the owner of the blood.

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What Your Nativity Really Means

Our nativity scenes communicate something we all overlook: a weak and suffering savior who came to the world as an outcast.

The Wonderful Works of God

110 years after its original publication, The Wonderful Works of God remains one of the finest single-volume systematic theologies ever written.

20 Quotes from The Church Between Temple and Mosque

Here are 20 quotes from the J.H. Bavinck classic that cut to the core of his genius.

Engaging with Culture

Here are three things you need to know before talking to people who differ from you.

The Day a Dutchman Broke My Brain

Cornelius Van Til could say things that make you re-envision your approach to knowledge and theology. This is one of them, and it brings out our wonder, humility, and worship.

Thy Word Is Still Truth

One of the hallmarks of Westminster Theological Seminary since its beginning in 1929 has been a high view of Scripture that reflects the historic Reformed theological and confessional tradition. Thy Word Is Still Truth confirms that Westminster still holds this high view.

The Presence: What You Want Most

"The entire created world is a type of speech from God."

Abiding in Peace Through Anxiety

Pierce Hibbs discusses how we can find peace in Christ even in the midst of painful anxiety.

The Deathwork of Devilish Dance: What a Grammy Performance Reveals about Secular Thought

A "Satanic" song performance at the 2023 Grammys has drawn much attention. What does it teach us about secular thought, and how should we respond?

The Relevance of God

The relevance of belief in God may just be the thing that draws a drifting culture back to Christianity. Apart from relevance, faith is dead in the water.

You Are They: Human Identity and the Trinity

"But the king of questions always steps ahead of the others, strong and silent: Who are you?"

A Voice Is Something to Follow

"The trouble for God’s people has always been the same: God’s voice isn’t the only one receiving attention."

A Theology of Stranger Things

Stranger Things expresses a lot about God, people, and the world we live in. How do those expressions align with biblical truth and God's common grace?

Unmasking Suspicion: An Apologetic against Critical Theory

Critical theory shares assumptions with the snake talk of Genesis 3.

True Courage and Sexual Identity Politics

True courage requires something many people lack: the long quiet labor of understanding, sympathizing, and loving as we speak the truth.

Borrowed Capital and the Making of the Western Ethic

A book review of 'Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World'

Living Pro-Life in a Post-Roe World

"This is yet another example of a not-so-subtle maneuver pro-abortion advocates have employed in recent years, involving word games that would have made Wittgenstein proud."

Praying for Afghanistan

Mark Giacobbe reflects on current events in Afghanistan and offers insight on how to pray for the nation

Screen Savior

An opinion piece about watching movies during the coronavirus pandemic

Hold Fast: Seeing the Unseen in Suffering

Scott Oliphint engages Anthony Flew's evidentialism using 1 Peter 3.

Our Not So Secular Age

Read Timon Cline's review of Tara Isabella Burton's "Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World."

Us and Them: Public Theology in the Breach

John Currie discusses the importance of prayer for the goings-on of public life.

A Reflection on Shakespeare's Othello

"The West, despite owing much of its very existence to Christian faith, is anything but hospitable to Christian faith in the 21st Century. How did this happen? Who has bewitched us?"

It Is Time for Another Christopher Nolan Movie

Nate Morgan Locke discusses why everyone should view Christopher Nolan's films.

The Bird About Our Necks

The Mariner hath his will, and he cannot choose but hear.

The Sea of Glass

The 2020 winner of the Edgar Creative Writing Prize, awarded annually at Westminster.

I Will Build My Church

Collecting Witherow’s most important works on the topic—The Apostolic Church, Scriptural Baptism, and The Sabbath—this volume includes a new and illuminating biography of Witherow by volume editor Jonathan Gibson.

Our Dune Seen in the Dune Far, Far Away

"It sounds beautiful—a shoot of color breaking forth up out of the dry ground of a monotone world. It even looks like hope."

Why Public Theology?

"Additionally, the matter of public theology at Westminster was greatly clarified by our concern to maintain our position on the sanctity of life in the face of the pro-abortion demands of the Affordable Care Act."

What has Leipzig to do with Northampton?

Myers Mckinney explores the thought of Bach and Edwards on the Beauty of Christ

Thoughts on Cultural Analysis

Vern Poythress shows how Westminster is uniquely situated to do cultural analysis.

Hearts Aflame, Part Two | The Philadelphian

David Owen Filson's guided tour of the legacy of precision and piety in Presbyterian preaching, pt. 2

Meet the Sztos: A Multi-Generational Legacy of Biblical Education at Westminster

Peter and Mary Szto are interviewed about their family's history and relationship with Westminster Theological Seminary.

A Far Greater Pastorate

"It was...Christ’s plan...generating generations of his laborers that animated Westminster’s forefathers at Old Princeton."

The Christian and International Affairs

This article was first presented in 1942 at Westminster Theological Seminary's "The Christian World Order" conference.

Take Heart

Brian Mattson describes from John 16:33 how the gospel message of hope provides confidence in a world of tumult and turmoil.

Crisis Upon Crisis: Becoming Desensitized to the World

Rob Golding reflects on the frequency of our crises and how we must look to Christ in the midst of suffering and uncertainty

The Easy Path to Contentment

"Contentment is a fickle mistress. She is usually gone and when she is near, she always threatens to leave."

Melvillian Meditations on Manhood

"Melville not only opened a window to a different time, but to a different man, a man who quite literally sailed stormy seas in hunt of Leviathan and other sea monsters."

When Life Gets Tough

Dr. Jonny Gibson describes four ways the Lord is our keeper from Psalm 121

The Theology of Fashion

Hongsik (Paul) Woo reviews Robert Covolo's 'Fashion Theology'.

Bibliophiles to Lectiophiles: 5 Practical Tips to Read More and Read Well

"Such lessons can help the reader become more refined and mentally fit for his literary task."

Will AI Do My Job Better Than Me?

"True creation is more complicated than what AI does."

Hearts Aflame | Part Three

A Guided Tour of the Legacy of Precision and Piety in Presbyterian Preaching, Pt. 3

Those Who Make Them Become Like Them

"...the chaos helped drown out the echoes of his own voice proclaiming, “I don’t know who I am.”

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