Monthly Archives: December 2015

Seeing Things the (W)right Way?

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When I embracedisbelief-2[1]d Protestant Christianity in my late teens, I was immediately fascinated with the Scriptures and drawn to the study of theology.  The Reformed system of theology found in the Westminster Confession of Faith (WCF) impressed me as robust, fiercely logical, and as far as I could tell, biblical.  Besides, the WCF was the doctrinal standard for the denomination of which I was a member, and so many men and women that I respected affirmed its truthfulness.  Classic Reformed theology is predicated on the idea that the very foundation of God’s relationship with humanity is the covenant of works, a code of law to which God requires humanity to conform.  Read more