Category Archives: Thomas R. Schreiner

What’s New About the New Covenant?

Over the weekend, I was once again drawn to discussions (debates) regarding infant baptism (paedobaptism) vs believer’s baptism (credobaptism): James White (Reformed Baptist) vs Bill Shishko (Orthodox Presbyterian Church) and then Tom Schreiner (Southern Baptist) vs David VanDrunen (Orthodox Presbyterian Church). Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Thomas R. Schreiner, Romans 6, and the Mode of Baptism

Last Sunday I witnessed the baptism of a 10 year old.  As the minister submerged the young fellow under water, he said, “Buried with Christ in baptism,” and as he emerged, “raised with Christ to walk in newness of life” … Continue reading

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The New Covenant People Are: A Dialogue with Paedobaptists

In recent months I’ve written a few posts on paedobaptism (infant baptism).  As students of theology know, theology is never done in a vacuum.  For example, Alexander Campbell, one of the leaders of the 18th century Restoration Movement (Disciples of … Continue reading

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What is the Center of Paul’s Theology?

The Apostle Paul was no systematic theologian.  But a theologian nonetheless?  Yes.  So we may still consider with Frank Thielman the question, What is the center of Paul’s theology? Is it the grace of Christ (Thomas Aquinas)?  Justification by faith … Continue reading

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