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The Great Commission frames the church’s mission in the world, but that world is changing fast. Just consider the fact that, for the first time in human history, most people live in cities. The human future is an urban future. In one of the greatest social shifts of all human history,over half of all living…

Towers | October 2016

Towers | September 2016

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Editorial: Reflections on the Significance of Biblical Theology

In recent years, “biblical theology” as a discipline has grown in evangelical theology which has resulted in positive results. However, there are still differences in regard to its definition and why it is important. Since this issue of SBJT is devoted to the larger topic of biblical theology and various themes within it, it may…

The Significance of Covenants in Biblical Theology

The Meaning of Circumcision in Israel: A Proposal for a Transfer of Rite from Egypt to Israel

Glory Veiled in the Tabernacle of Flesh: Exodus 33-34 in the Gospel of John

The Nature of the New Covenant: A Case Study in Ephesians 2:11-22

Paedocommunion, Paedobaptism, and Covenant Theology: A Baptist Assessment and Critique

The Sabbath and Its Relation to Christ and the Church in the New Covenant

Introduction In this article I will examine the subject of the Sabbath or Sabbath day and its relation to Christ and the Church in the new covenant. There has been much debate about Sabbatarianism in the history of the Church. Is the Sabbath still relevant for today? Should the Sabbath be observed by Christians? Which…

“The Glory of God” – The Character of God’s Being and Way in the World: Some Reflections on a Key Biblical Theology Theme

Book Reviews

Towers | August 2016

Towers | June-July 2016

Table of Contents (Winter 2015)

Editorial: Remembering the Reformation by Reflecting on its Solas

Read Full Journal Next year the Church will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Historians usually date the start of the Reformation to the 1517 publication of Martin Luther’s “95 Theses.” On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, a German Augustinian monk, posted his theses on a church door in the university town of…

Sola Scriptura in the Strange Land of Evangelicalism: The Peculiar but Necessary Responsibility of Defending Sola Scriptura Against Our Own Kind