Against Christianity

How could a conservative Christian an ordained minister with a beard, no less be against not only Christianity, but theology, sacraments, and ethics as well? Yet that is the...

Easy Chairs, Hard Words Conversations on the Liberty of God

Therefore He has mercy on whom He wills, and whom He wills He hardens. You will say to me then, "Why still find fault? For who resisted His will?" But indeed, O man, who are you...

The Promise of His Appearing An Exposition of Second Peter

The second book of Peter has long troubled biblical scholars and interpreters. Not only is its authorship debated, but it seems to predict an imminent Second Coming, making many...

Critique of Modern Youth Ministry

Today, everybody seems to be trying desperately to pander to young people in the church, even as growing numbers flee from it. This is largely because the church today does not...

Clean Water, Red Wine, Broken Bread

The Christian faith proclaims a standing invitation to a grand and glorious banquet. But those who wish to attend this feast must first be washed. This washing is declared by the...

The Baptized Body

What does baptism do to the baptized? Nothing? Something? In this study, Peter Leithart examines this single question of baptismal efficacy. He challenges several common but false...

Knowledge, Foreknowledge, and the Gospel

When we say, "God is an omniscient God," what does that really mean? Some deny this doctrine, arguing that since God has given us "free will," it must be impossible for Him to see...

On Secular Education

R.L. Dabney (1820-1898)—preacher, theologian, soldier, poet, and essayist—strongly condemned the public education of his day. He saw with prophetic insight that State...

Deep Comedy Trinity, Tragedy, and Hope in Western Literature

In this short but stimulating work, Peter Leithart draws upon insights from history, theology, philosophy, and literature to connect two of the most glorious and unique truths of...