Category Archives: Education

Plus ça Change

With apologies to T. David Gordon (and Nicholas Carr and John McWhorter and Neil Postman and Jacques Ellul)… I couldn’t decide on a title for this post. I was thinking also of “Nothing New Under the Sun”, but when I … Continue reading

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What She Said

It’s hard enough to advocate for a form of educational delivery many in our conservative Reformed environs deem as unwise at best and satanic at worst–have you ever noticed how the Reformed talk about secular education the way Fundamentalists talk … Continue reading

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ESV Online Study Bible on sale

Just wanted to highlight a great deal: for the next week, the online version of the ESV Study Bible can be purchased for just $5.99. Normally the price is $19.99 for eternal access (well, for the duration of this present … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the New City Catechism

Last time, we noticed that The Gospel Coalition (Tim Keller and Sam Shammas) had released a new catechism, named the New City Catechism (direct PDF download). Heidelblog has already provided a good deal of helpful commentary, which I don’t want to … Continue reading

Posted in Catechesis, Compare and Confess, Confessionalism, Confessions, Education, Family, Links, New City Catechism, Protestant piety, Resources, Review, Tim Keller | 10 Comments

Non-Westminster Catechism

Speaking of creating a new catechism… I’m in favor of revising confessions and catechisms, in principle. For instance, I think we could use some language about male ordination. And how about nailing down IAOC? It would be nice to replace … Continue reading

Posted in Catechesis, Compare and Confess, Confessionalism, Confessions, DG Hart, Education, Family, Links, New City Catechism, Old Life, Spiritual discipline, Tim Keller | 12 Comments

Dr. Noe, Shot in the Back, Get It?

In response to David Noe’s recent pondering on whether it is all that accurate to speak of “Christian education,” Nelson Kloosterman thinks he’s being shot in the back.  That seems a little dramatic. Others are enlisting Machen on the necessity … Continue reading

Posted in Education, W.A. Strong | 84 Comments

What Hath the Three Rs To Do With The Three Persons?

In the latest issue of Ordained Servant (with thanks to Old Life), David Noe is an Assistant Professor of Classics at Calvin College who, by way of exploring the differences between nouns and verbs and adjectives,  seems to have arrived … Continue reading

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