Puritan Reformed Journal: Vol. 4, No. 2 - July 2012

Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary

Table of Contents:

From the Editors

Biblical Studies

The Interpretation and Preaching of the Song of Songs - Pieter De Vries

Forgiveness in the Church: A Sermon on 2 Corinthians 2:5–11 - Maarten Kuivenhoven

Christian Baptism and the Baptism of John: A Comparative Study - Gerald R. Procee

Systematic and Historical Theology

The Reformation Manifesto of John Calvin: An Overview of The Necessity of Reforming the Church - Kevin C. Carr

Hogs, Dogs, and a Wedding Garment: John Eaton, His Doctrine of Free Justification, and Covenant Theology within the Godly Puritan Community - Jonathon D. Beeke

“I agree to election”: The Influence of Calvinism among African American Baptists in Slavery and Freedom, 1750–1900 - Eric Michael Washington

Experiential Theology

The Puritans on Conscience and Casuistry — Joel R. Beeke

Pastoral Theology and Missions

Examining the Pastoral Ministry of John Knox — David Saxton

Princeton’s Pastor: A Reconsideration of Old Princeton’s View of the Christian Ministry — Allen Stanton

“After this manner therefore pray ye”: Puritan Perspectives on the Lord’s Prayer — Brian G. Najapfour

A Theology of Corporate Prayer: Preaching, Prayer Meetings, and You — Ryan M. McGraw

Condemning Coldness and Sleepy Dullness: The Concept of Urgency in the Preaching Models of Richard Baxter and William Perkins — Maarten Kuivenhoven

Children in the Church — Joel R. Beeke

Book Interview

An Interview with William VanDoodewaard about his book

The Marrow Controversy and Seceder Tradition: Atonement,

Saving Faith, and the Gospel Offer in Scotland (1718–1799) - Brian G. Najapfour

Book Reviews

Ruth Asp-Odlander, The Wayfarers — Iain H. Murray

Joel Beeke and James LaBelle, Living Zealously - Rebecca VanDoodewaard

J. V. Fesko, The Fruit of the Spirit Is…. — Ryan M. McGraw

Erroll Hulse, The Doctrine and Practice of Holiness — Joel R. Beeke

Andreas J. Köstenberger and David W. Jones, God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation - Gerald M. Bilkes

David H. Kranendonk, Teaching Predestination: Elnathan Parr and Pastoral Ministy in Early Stuart England - Carl A. Schouls

Iain H. Murray, John MacArthur, Servant of the Word and Flock - Jeffrey T. Riddle

Thomas J. Nettles, James Petigru Boyce — Ryan M. McGraw

John Piper and D. A. Carson, The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor: Reflections on Life and Ministry - Ryan M. McGraw

O. Palmer Robertson, God’s People in the Wilderness:

The Church in Hebrews — Matthew Holst

Cornelius Van Til, The Defense of the Faith — Ryan M. McGraw

Jeremy Walker, The Brokenhearted Evangelist - Nathan Pitchford

Dewey D. Wallace Jr., Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660–1714: Variety, Persistence, and Transformation — Tom Schwanda

Jason Zuidema and Theodore Van Raalte, Early French Reform: The Theology and Spirituality of Guillaume Farel - Joel R. Beeke