As our name indicates, Westminster Theological Seminary is a school rooted in the theology of the Westminster Standards. Indeed, our theological integrity is preserved by commitment to these doctrinal standards.
Throughout history, the Church of Jesus Christ has been called to address theological controversies. Westminster understands that one of its roles is providing guidance and assistance to the church as the church faces specific challenges.
I do solemnly declare, in the presence of God, and of the Trustees and Faculty of this Seminary, that (1) I believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the Word of God, the only infallible rule of faith and practice...
As in the past, in recent years it has been claimed that, in expounding the biblical teaching on creation, to hold anything other than that God created the world in six days, each of 24 hours duration, is (a) to depart from theological orthodoxy and (b) to interpret Scripture in the light of secular science in general and evolutionistic philosophy in particular.
Westminster understands that one of its roles is providing guidance and assistance to the church as the church faces specific challenges. And one of the challenges currently facing the church is some apparent confusion in some circles over the biblical doctrine of justification by faith alone.
Affirmations and Denials
The Board directs that the Affirmations and Denials adopted at its special September 2008 Meeting and perfected at its regular December 2008 Meeting be utilized by the Seminary as important clarifications of doctrine and practice for all who take the Westminster Faculty and Board vows.
Official Theological Documents
Some of the documents in the theological discussion brought forth by the book Inspiration and Incarnation.