Rethinking the Golden Chain

Over the last several years, I’ve come to think differently about the theological bling of the New Calvinism and the self-styled Truly Reformed, i.e. the Golden Chain of Redemption, the Reformed ordo salutis (order of salvation) as it’s commonly taught. A friend directed me to this Visual Theology – The Order of Salvation from Tim Challies as … Continue reading Rethinking the Golden Chain

My Social-Salvific Ritual Framework

This is a summary of my interpretation (or adaptation?) of the ritualistic framework for soteriology that I’ve learned from reading Peter Leithart’s materials. I favor it, because I think it does a good job modeling ordinary human social and developmental reality and the perspective from which the biblical authors were writing. This soteriological framework is … Continue reading My Social-Salvific Ritual Framework