T F Torrance

The Reformation into the Modern Era

The Reformation into the Modern Era

The main drive of the Reformers was to pull away from the control of the Romanised Church that was governed by its own latinised, juridical law and try and work towards a truly catholic and ecumenical church.  Understanding that the Roman…

A Review (so far)- Stuart Johnson

A Review (so far)- Stuart Johnson

Now will be a good time to do a quick review of where are so far.  Jesus Christ is the Head and Source of the church.  The moment the gospel started to spread out of Israel and into the world, there…

The Foundation of Unity – Stuart Johnson

The Foundation of Unity – Stuart Johnson

At one time the relationship between God and humanity was confined to the framework of the Jewish institution.  In turn this Jewish system had differing interpretations  held by the various sects which further confined the work of God.  The chosen…

Towards Unity Pt 2 – Stuart Johnson

Towards Unity Pt 2 – Stuart Johnson

If the universal church is full of churches that are divided against each other, then this implies a divided Christ.  What is obvious in the universal community of the Body of Jesus Christ, who intrinsically cannot be divided, is a…

Towards Unity – Stuart Johnson

Towards Unity – Stuart Johnson

I am sure there is a deep desire among the Christian community to be unified in the One faith.  However, there is the difficulty of laying aside our theological positions, personal and political ambitions, and ulterior motives that set out…

Patristic Theology and Modern Science Pt 20

Patristic Theology and Modern Science Pt 20

The truth of all things is not a anthropologically derived system of presuppositional statements.  Truth existed before any human being became aware of it.  It existed before the foundations of creation were laid and will remain after the end of…