Category Archives: Randall Zachman

Martin Luther’s Theology of the Cross for the Suffering and even the Arrogant Among Us

I was first introduced to Martin Luther’s theologia crucis, or “Theology of the Cross,” in seminary, in my Reformation Theology class. Once I heard of it, I was hooked! It is absolutely brilliant, and represents the best of Martin Luther’s … Continue reading

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Calvin’s Scripture Paradigm and The Relationship of Theology to Bible Study

Randall Zachman makes a great point in highlighting Calvin’s understanding of the relationship between Biblical exegesis/interpretation and “Sound theology”/dogma: . . . The Institutes and the commentaries are intended by Calvin to open access to Scripture for future pastors, whereas … Continue reading

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John Calvin and Theological Exegesis

Repost on John Calvin number six. Randall Zachman makes a great point in highlighting Calvin’s understanding of the relationship between Biblical exegesis/interpretation and “Sound theology”/dogma: . . . The Institutes and the commentaries are intended by Calvin to open access … Continue reading

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Scared God Doesn’t Love Me …

Randall Zachman in his power-packed book The Assurance Of Faith: Conscience In The Theology Of John Calvin And Martin Luther is developing Martin Luther’s theology of conscience, embedded in his infamous theology of the cross. Without sketching the finer points … Continue reading

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Calvin's Sound Theology — Scripture Paradigm

Randall Zachman makes a great point in highlighting Calvin’s understanding of the relationship between Biblical exegesis/interpretation and “Sound theology”/dogma: . . . The Institutes and the commentaries are intended by Calvin to open access to Scripture for future pastors, whereas … Continue reading

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