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September 26, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
Why Catholic Doctrine Is Not Unbiblical
Was the Reformation a mistake? A provocative question on the eve of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. And an appropriate one given l...
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September 18, 2017 | ZA Blog
Nabeel Qureshi, author of Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, passes
(Nashville, TN) September 18, 2017—It is with deep sympathy for family and loved ones that HarperCollins Christian Publishing recognizes the...
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September 14, 2017 | ZA Blog
How Luther discovered the doctrine of justification by faith alone
One of the decisive doctrines to emerge from the Protestant Reformation—and central to Luther’s theology—was the doctrine of justification b...
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September 12, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
4 Reasons Why Faith vs. Science Is a Myth
“Tonight we will be talking about faith versus science. Our first guest is a former University of Oxford professor, evolutionary biologist, ...
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September 5, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
Gender and Sexual Identity: We Need a Fresh Perspective for Our People
For many years the intersection of gay identity and Christian identity in the United States was a virtual no-man’s land. Nate Collins is one...
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September 1, 2017 | ZA Blog
What it means to read the General Epistles theologically
We recently sat down with Peter H. Davids to discuss what it a biblical theology of the General Epistles looks like. See his answer below. H...
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August 21, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
What Are the Top 10 Problems People Have with God?
We are living in one of the most skeptical eras ever. Whether because of #FakeNews or post-modern relativism, our post-truth world posses a ...
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August 16, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
Christ Alone & Catholic Sacramental Theology: A Reformation Response
In order to understand the nature of the Reformers' disagreement with Rome, you have to understand the nature of two intertwining ideas that...
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July 25, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
Grace Is Profoundly Existential, Beginning With the Church
“Grace is a profoundly existential matter” (157). That’s the verdict in Carl Trueman’s new book Grace Alone, a tour de force through the bib...
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July 20, 2017 | Michael Allen and Scott Swain, editors of Common Places
[Common Places]: 9.5 Theses Concerning Our End
Common Places has been a regular column on the Zondervan Academic blog with a focus on systematic theology. The loci communes or “common pla...
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July 11, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
Was Katie Luther Spiritual? The Piety of the Reformation’s First Lady
In Katie Luther, Ruth Tucker introduces us to Katharina von Bora, wife of Martin Luther and First Lady of the Reformation. This is not the s...
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July 3, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
5 Things You Need to Know About Katie Luther
They say behind every great man is a great woman. The same holds true for Martin Luther. And Ruth Tucker wants to introduce her to you in he...
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June 13, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
How Does the Holy Spirit Operate in the Believer's Life?
“On no other point, in my view, is the Spirit’s work more misunderstood than with regard to the manner of his operation in the life of belie...
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June 8, 2017 | Michael Allen
[Common Places] Sanctification: Sanctification Made Strange
Our current series, Sanctification, looks at elements of the forthcoming volume by Michael Allen in the New Studies in Dogmatics series. Th...
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June 7, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
Are We Misreading the Bible When It Comes to Gender Roles?
In politics, so-called “third-rail issues” are policy subjects so combustible, so electric that touching them leads to sure-fire political r...
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May 30, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
Five Intriguing Insights About Grace and the Old Testament
The language of grace so permeates the Bible and all traditions of Christian theology that to claim that salvation is by grace alone is, in ...
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