June 16, 2014

Volume 76, No. 1, Spring 2014

The Westminster Theological Journal Spring 2014 issue will soon be arriving in subscribers' mailboxes. Included in this issue are articles and reviews by Westminster faculty Vern Poythress and K. Scott Oliphint, as well as those by alumni, staff, and current students. Alumni include Dr. Yannick Imbert (Ph.D. '10), Dr. Jared Hood (Th.M. '09), Jared Oliphint (M.A.R. '05), Jonathan Brack (M.Div. '12) N. P. Strom (M.Div. '13), Dr. Moisés Silva (M.Div. '69, Th.M. '71), Dr. Jeffrey A. Stivason (Ph.D. '13), and Robert LaRocca (Th.M. '12).

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Contents of this Issue:


"The Early History of Peniel Bible Conference Part 2: A Theological Mutiny (1938–1950)"
Caroline Weerstra

"All Creatures Are Martyrs: Martin Luther’s Cruciform Exegesis of Romans 8:19-22"
Steven W. Tyra

"Calvin on the Lord’s Supper: Revisiting an Intriguing Diversity, Part 1"
Henri A. G. Blocher

"Soundly Gathered Out of the Text? Biblical Interpretation in 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God'"
Garth E. Pauley

"Covenantal Faërie: A Reformed Evaluation of Tolkien’s Theory of Fantasy"
Yannick F. Imbert

"Rethinking Accommodation in Revelation"
Vern S. Poythress 

"A Misunderstanding of Calvin's Interpretation of Genesis 1:6-8 and 1:5 and Its Implications for Ideas of Accommodation"
Vern S. Poythress


"I Appeared as El Shaddai: Intertextual Interplay in Exodus 6:3"
Jared C. Hood


"Questioning the Progress in Progressive Covenantalism: A Review of Gentry and Wellum’s Kingdom Through Covenant"
Jonathan M. Brack and Jared S. Oliphint



Mark S. Gignilliat, A Brief History of Old Testament Criticism: From Benedict Spinoza to Brevard Childs
N. P. Strom

Jean-Marc Berthoud, L’Alliance de Dieu aÌ€ travers l’Écriture sainte: Une theologie biblique
Douglas F. Kelly 

Timothy Michael Law, When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible
Moisés Silva

Abi T. Ngunga, Messianism in the Old Greek of Isaiah: An Intertextual Analysis
William A. Ross

David A. deSilva, The Apocrypha
Todd A. Scacewater

Richard Ounsworth, Joshua Typology in the New Testament
Todd A. Scacewater

Jared Calaway, The Sabbath and the Sanctuary: Access to God in the Letter to the Hebrews and Its Priestly Context
Todd A. Scacewater

Johannes Oecolampadius, An Exposition of Genesis
Diane M. Poythress


Christopher Cleveland, Thomism in John Owen
Randall J. Pederson

Anthony E. Harvey, Is Scripture Still Holy? Coming of Age with the New Testament
Jeffrey A. Stivason 

Francis Watson, Gospel Writing: A Canonical Perspective
Michael J. Kruger

Kevin Giles, The Eternal Generation of the Son: Maintaining Orthodoxy in Trinitarian Theology
K. Scott Oliphint

Matthew Barrett, Salvation by Grace: The Case for Effectual Calling and Regeneration
R. Carlton Wynne

Jude P. Dougherty, The Nature of Scientific Explanation
Robert LaRocca