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James Rutherford is a PhD Student at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia, writing on the intersection between the Bible, metaphysics, and Christology. Before this, he graduated from Pacific Life Bible College with a Bachelor of Pastoral Leadership and Regent college with a Master of Arts in Theological Studies, majoring in Hebrew, and a Master of Theology (ThM), majoring in Old Testament.
When not writing or studying, he enjoys cooking for and hiking with his wife Nicole and daughter Aliyah.

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Review of When Doctrine Divides

Putman describes the causes of and prescribes a treatment for theological division, revealing in the process the danger threatening Evangelical theology.


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Review of From Nicaea to Chalcedon

Frances Young has provided an invaluable introduction to 4th and 5th-century theology from which both graduate students and beginners will benefit.
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When Doctrine Divides the People of God by Rhyne R Putman
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Having grown up without any real exposure to theological disagreement, I was in for a surprise in my first year of Bible college. Not only was I introduced to a depth of engagement with God and His Word I had never before encountered, but I was also ...more
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From Nicaea to Chalcedon by Frances M. Young
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In From Nicaea to Chalcedon: A Guide to the Literature and its Background (2nd Ed, 2010), Frances Young has sought to supplement the standard histories and textbooks of the 4th – 5th century theology with an overview of the key characters and works i ...more
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The Nicene Faith by F. John Behr
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Continuing the project begun in The Way to Nicaea, John Behr’s The Nicene Faith surveys the key figures and works surrounding the council of Nicaea and the consolidation of pro-Nicene theology in the late 4th century. Part 1 sets the stage with a his ...more
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Systematic Theology by John M. Frame
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John Frame is an insightful theologian; he ably interacts with the disciplines of Philosophy and systematic theology but does so from a thoroughly Christian and Biblical perspective. He combines faithfulness to Scripture with keen analysis and the cr ...more
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Finding the Right Hills to Die on by Gavin Ortlund
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As a student in Bible College and then graduate school, I allowed my zeal in new theological discovery to overcome Christian humility and gentleness, engaging in fruitless and occasionally destructive arguments. Though I hope I have matured over the ...more
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The Way to Nicaea by John Behr
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The 20th century, and the 21st century thus far, has witnessed a renewed interest in the evolution of Christian theology in the 2nd through 5th centuries (and beyond, of course). The collection of fragmented works from the orthodox and heterodox part ...more
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Arius by Rowan Williams
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Arius: Heresy and Tradition was ground-breaking when it was first released in 1987. Since its publication, the topic of Arius and 4th century Christian theology has received considerable attention. The 2nd edition of Arius (2001) is not a thorough re ...more
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One Assembly by Jonathan Leeman
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As someone who has interned in, worked at, and served within several different multi-site and multi-service churches, I have had the opportunity to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of the different approaches they have taken. As a result, I ha ...more
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Truth We Can Touch by Tim Chester
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Within the circles I grew up in, there was no strong doctrine of the sacraments—at least in comparison with the Reformed tradition. Since adopting the Reformed tradition (as much as a Baptist can), I have thought occasionally about the theology of th ...more
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