The Problem with Apologetics (T. F. Torrance)

What follows is an excerpt from my new book, T. F. Torrance in Plain English. Here I draw out the implications of one of Torrance’s primary insights: kata physin, which simply means knowledge in accordance with the reality we come to know. This axiom […]

Divine Interpretation by T.F. Torrance: a Review

Book: Divine Interpretation: Studies in Medieval and Modern Hermeneutics by Thomas F. Torrance (edited by Adam Nigh and Todd Speidell) (AMAZON LINK) Publisher: Pickwick Publications (an imprint of Wipf&Stock) (PUBLISHERS LINK) Overview: Released only this month, this collection of essays by Torrance is a […]

Thomas F. Torrance on Preaching Christ Today

Several months ago I finished reading Thomas F. Torrance’s short book Preaching Christ Today. For anyone who’s never read Thomas Torrance, and perhaps feels too daunted by his academic strength, you should read this book. It is an excellent introduction to […]

T. F. Torrance on the Passible Impassibility of God

T. F. Torrance writes in dialogue with Jurgen Moltmann, towards the end of his (incredible!) work, The Christian Doctrine of God: One God Three Persons (LINK), on the tough issue of God’s Impassibility (which simply means the inability of God to suffer). […]

10 Ways We Should Rethink Easter

Tomorrow we celebrate Good Friday, and with it the very heart of the Gospel: the death, burial, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ. I want to present ten ways that we should think differently about Easter this year. In doing […]

The Election of Christ – T.F. Torrance

God and man meet in Jesus Christ and a new covenant is eternally established and fulfilled. In Himself, as God and man in union, Jesus Christ is the actualization of the eternal purpose of God to give Himself to humanity […]