Thursday, April 4, 2013

New at Katekōmen: Confession and Interpretation

Welsh Pastor Richard Holst explores the Westminster Confession's view of biblical interpretation.

"Our ability to 'rightly divide the word of truth' is predicated on a firm grasp of the scriptural faith in general, what the apostle Paul calls 'the whole counsel of God' and 'the sacred deposit' and then those elements of the doctrine contained in particular texts. Thus we compare text with text and doctrine with doctrine: the Westminster hermeneutic is coherent and consistent!"

Read the full article here.

Also new at Katekōmen is a book review by Dr. Benjamin Shaw of Paulin Bedard's devastating critique of the so-called "framework hypothesis" concerning Genesis 1-3. The book is In Six Days God Created. Read the review here.