For the Truth.
For the Church.
For the World.
For the Glory of God.


Editorial: Learning from John Owen

Why should we study people from the past, especially the distant past? Why not merely focus on current issues that the church faces, for after all, what do people from a previous era have to teach us today? Two responses can be given to these questions, one from Scripture and the second from experience. First,…

John Owen Timeline

Being John Owen

Michael A. G. Haykin is is Professor of Church History and Biblical Spirituality at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also Adjunct Professor of Church History and Spirituality at Toronto Baptist Seminary in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Haykin is the author of many books, including “At the Pure Fountain of Thy Word”: Andrew Fuller As…

Justification by Faith Alone: The Perspectives of William Kiffen and John Owen

Shawn D. Wright is the Associate Professor of Church History at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also earned his PhD in Church History. Dr. Wright is the author of numerous articles and of Theodore Beza: The Man and the Myth (Christian Focus, 2015). In addition to his responsibilities at Southern Seminary, he is…

Socinianism and John Owen

Lee Gatiss is the Director of Church Society, an Anglican Evangelical ministry based in the United Kingdom, and Lecturer in Church History at Union School of Theology. He has studied history and theology at Oxford, Cambridge, and Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, and trained for ministry at Oak Hill Theological College in London. Having served churches…

John Owen, Richard Baxter and the Battle for Calvin in Later-Seventeenth-Century England

Tim Cooper is Associate Professor of Church History in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He earned his PhD from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is the author of John Owen, Richard Baxter and the Formation of Nonconformity (Ashgate, 2011) and Fear and Polemic in Seventeenth-Century…

John Owen and the Traditional Protestant View of the Hebrew Old Testament

Russell T. Fuller is Professor of Old Testament Interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He earned his PhD in the Old Testament from Hebrew Union University. Dr. Fuller is the author of numerous articles and An Invitation to Biblical Hebrew (Kregel, 2006) and the forthcoming An Invitation to Biblical Hebrew Syntax: An Intermediate Grammar…

“… And Yet be Loth to Die?” Death and Dying in the Theologies of John Owen and Richard Baxter

Herman J. Selderhuis is professor of Church History at the Theological University Apeldoorn in the Netherlands and director of Refo500, the international platform on projects related to the 16th Century. He wrote his PhD on “Marriage and Divorce in the Thought of Martin Bucer” (1997) and is the author and editor of several books, including…

SBJT Forum

Book Reviews

Editorial: Reading and Apply Malachi Today

The Book of Malachi in Biblical-Theological Context

Malachi as a Model for Preachers

Syncretism after the Exile and Malachi’s Missional Response

My Messenger, the LORD, and the Messenger of the Covenant: Malachi 3:1 Revisited

Pastoral Advice on Marital Strife: Wisdom from Two Millennia of Christian Thinkers

Book Reviews

Towers | December-January 2017