Articles and Publications

Selected Works of K. Scott Oliphint


———. Covenantal Apologetics, Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2013.
———. Christianity and the Role of Philosophy. Phillipsburgh, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2013.
———. Should You Believe in God? Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2013.
———. God With Us. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2011.
———. Edgar, William & K. Scott Oliphint, eds. Christian Apologetics Past & Present, vol. 1.  Wheaton: Crossway Books,
———. Van Til, Cornelius and K. Scott Oliphint, editors. The Defense of the Faith. 4th Edition. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and
   Reformed Publishing Company, 2008.
———, and Rod S. Mays. Things That Cannot Be Shaken: Holding Fast to Your Faith in a Relativistic World.
     Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2008.
_____ and Lane G. Tipton, eds. Revelation and Reason: New Essays in Reformed Apologetics. Phillipsburg:
     Presbyterian & Reformed, 2007.

_____. Justified in Christ: God’s plan for us in Justification Fearn: Mentor, Christian Focus Publications, 2007.

_____. Reasons for Faith: Philosophy in the Service of Theology, Phillipsburg: Presbyterian & Reformed, 2006.

     Ferguson, Sinclair and K. Scott Oliphint. If I Should Die Before I Wake. Fearn: Christian Focus, 2004

———.The Battle Belongs to the Lord: The Power of Scripture for Defending our Faith. Phillipsburg: P & R
     Publishing, 2003.


———. All Other Ground Is Sinking Sand, April 2013.
———. A Cumulus Cloud or Cognitive Concrete?, February 2014.
———. Always Unbelievable: Radio Ruminations, July 2013.
———. The Bridge of Persuasion, June 2013.
———. Et tu, Bruté?, February 2013.
———. Extracting Nectar From a Painted Rose, November 2013.
———. "I'm Not Sure What To Think About Justification By Faith Alone. What Bible Passages Should I Read?" Credo, Vol. 4, Issue 1,Jan. 2014.
———. Imaging the Image, April 2014.
———. Of Metaphysics and Marriage, June 2014.
———. Our Phlegmatic Facade, May 2014.
———. Treading Through the Tenets: Only Two Companies Hiring, March 2014.
———. Treading Through the Tenets: Triunity, January 2014.
———. Never Always Winter, December 2013.
———. The Glorious Groaning of the Gospel, October 2013.
———. Nor the Heart of Man Imagined, September 2013.
———. Westminster Confession of Faith, Ch. 33, September
———. Making Faces, August 2013.
———. Of Adamites and Aromas, July 2013.
———. Westminster Confession of Faith, Ch. 7, February 2013.
———. "Christianity, Unplugged," Tabletalk, June 2012.
———. "Is There a Reformed Objection to Natural Theology?: A Review Article." Westminster Theological Journal 74, no. 1 (2012):169-204.
_____. "Is There a Reformed Objection to Natural Theology?: A Review Article," Westminster Theological
74, no. 1 (2012):169-204.
_____. "Using Reason by Faith," (Full Text Available) Westminster Theological Journal, 73 no 1 Spr 2011, p 97-112
_____. “Bavinckā€Ÿs Realism, the Logos Principle and Sola Scriptura,” (Full Text Available) Westminster
     Theological Journal
. 72:2 (2010).
———."Van Til the Evangelist," Ordained Servant  17 (October 2008): 54-59.
_____. "Incarnation and Open Theism," New Horizons, 28:1 (Jan. 2007): 10-11.
_____. Da Vinci Code or Divine Christ: Who Do You Trust? The Truth About Accessed January 28,

_____. "Something Much Too Plain To Say," Westminster Theological Journal, 68:2 (Fall 2006): 187-202.

_____. "Reclaiming the Center: Confronting Evangelical Accomodation in Postmodern Times. Reformation 21
     (November 2005).
Accessed January 28, 2011,
_____."A Clear and Distinct Idea of God," Reformation 21.
_____."Most Moved Mediator," Themelios 30:1 (Autumn 2004): 39–51.
_____. “Epistemology and Christian Belief,” Full Text Available Westminster Theological Journal, 63:1 (Fall 2001):
_____. "Plantinga on Warrant," (Full Text Available) Westminster Theological Journal 57, no. 1 (1995): 81-102.
_____. "Jonathan Edwards: Reformed Apologist," (Full Text Available). Westminster Theological Journal, 57 no 1
     (Spr 1995), p 165-186.
_____. "Rational Faith: Catholic Responses to Reformed Epistemology" Westminster Theological Journal, 57 no
     1 Spr 1995, p 241-244.
_____. "The consistency of Van Til's methodology," (Full Text Available). Westminster Theological Journal, 52 no 1
     (Spr 1990), p 27-49.
———. "Jerusalem and Athens revisited," Westminster Theological Journal, 49 no 1 (Spr 1987), p 65-90.


———."Reasons For Faith," Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?,  42-60. Discovery Institute, 2010.
———."Cornelius Van Til," "Presuppositional Apologetics." In Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. Wiley & Blackwell,

———. "The Prolegomena Principle: Frame and Bavinck." In Speaking the Truth in Love: The Theology of John
   Frame, edited by John J. Hughes, 201-232.  Phillipsburg: P & R Publishing, 2009.
———."The Reformed World View." In A Christian Worldview: Essays from a Reformed Perspective, edited by N. C.
   Willborn. Taylors: Presbyterian Press, 2008.
———.“Something Much Too Plain to Say.” In Resurrection and Eschatology: Theology in Service of the
   Church: Essays in Honor of Richard B. Gaffin, Jr., edited by Lane G. Tipton and Jeffrey C. Waddington,
   361-382. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and Reformed, 2008.
_____. "A Primal and Simple Knowledge (1:1-5)," in Theological Guide to Calvin's Institutes, edited by Peter A. Lillback
     and David Hall, 16-43. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and Reformed, 2008.
_____. "Cornelius Van Til and the Reformation of Christian Apologetics," "The Irrationality of Unbelief: An Exegetical
     Study, " "The Old New Reformed Epistemology," "Appendix: Introduction" in Revelation and Reason: New Essays
     in Reformed Apologetics
. edited by K. Scott Oliphint and Lane G. Tipton, 1, 12, 59-73, 207-219, 279-304.
     Phillipsburg: Presbyterian & Reformed, 2007.

 _____.“Covenant Faith” Justified in Christ: God’s plan for us in Justification. edited by K. Scott Oliphint, 153-173. 
     Fearn: Mentor, Christian Focus Publications, 2007. 

_____.“The Principle of Causality” New Dictionary of Christian Apologetics. edited by Gavin McGrath, W.C.
     Campbell-Jack and C. Stephen Evans, 136-138. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press 2006. 

_____. "Jonathan Edwards on Apologetics: Reason and the Noetic Effects of Sin," in The Legacy of Jonathan
     Edwards: American Religion and the Evangelical Tradition,
edited by D.G. Hart, Sean Michael Lucas, and Stephen
     Nichols, 131-146. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2003.
———."Non Sola Ratione: Three Presbyterians and the Postmodern Mind." In The Practical Calvinist: An Introduction
     to the Presbyterian and Reformed Heritage, in Honor of D. Clair Davis,
edited by Peter A. Lillback, 373-388. Fearn:
     Mentor Christian Focus Publications, 2002.
_____. "Cornelius van Til and the reformation of Christian Apologetics," in Die Idee van Reformasie: Gister en Vandag/
     The Idea of Reform: Yesterday and Today,
119-154. Potchefstroom, S.A.: Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir
     Christelike Hoer Onderwys, 1991.


_____. The Eternal Generation of the Son: Maintaining Orthodoxy in Trinitarian Theology, Westminter Theological Journal, 76:1; (Spring 2014), 249-253- 2. 
_____. "Conflict or Concord: A Review Article," Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology,
31, 1, Spring 2013: 75-82.

_____. Christian Philosophy, Themelios, 38:3, November 2013.
_____. Review of Truth and the New Kind of Christian: The Emerging Effects of Postmodernism in the Church, by R.
     Scott Smith. New Horizons, 27:4 (April 2006), 22-23

_____. Review of John Calvin's Ideas, Westminster Theological Journal, 68 no 1 (Spr 2006), p. 155-161. 

_____. Review of Reclaiming the Center: Confronting Evangelical Accommodation in Postmodern Times.
     Westminster Theological Journal, 67 no 1 (Spr 2005), p 200-206.
_____. Review of Divine Hiddenness: New Essays, Westminster Theological Journal, 65 no 1 (Spr 2003), p.
_____. Review of A Free Church, a Holy Nation: Abraham Kuyper's American Public Theology, Westminster
     Theological Journal, 63 no 2 (Fall 2001), p. 435-439.
_____. Review of God, Time and Eternity: the Coherence of Theism II: Eternity, Westminster Theological
, 63 no 2 (Fall 2001), p 439-445
_____. Review of The Noetic Effects of Sin: An Historical and Contemporary Exploration of How Sin Effects our
, by Stephen K. Moroney.  Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 1999.  Westminster Theological Journal,
     (Spring 2001): 199-203.

_____. “Epistemology and Christian Belief.” Review essay on Warranted Christian Belief by Alvin Plantinga.
     Westminster Theological Journal, 63:1 (Spring 2001): 151-182.
_____. Review of Thomas Aquinas: An Evangelical Appraisal Westminster Theological Journal, 54 no 2 (Fall
     1992), p. 385-388.
———. Review of After Fundamentalism: The Future of Evangelical Theology, Westminster Theological
     Journal, 47 no 1 (Spr 1985), p. 122-125.
———. Review of Both - And: A Balanced Approach, Westminster Theological Journal, 47 no 2 (Fall 1985), p.