Evangelical-Reformed theology has long held that Old Testament law can be distinguished into three parts: the moral, the ceremonial and the civil. This short booklet looks at the history of this threefold division.
Uncovering the truth
In this comprehensive but plain-speaking book John Ling sets out how the morning-after pill works and its wider social effects. Taking in evidence from science to philosophy, and from God’s law to British law, he argues that the morning-after pill demands a powerful Christian response.
The man, the minister and the missionary
In this short, easy-to-read booklet David Holloway gives an engaging and clear-sighted overview of the life of a giant of Evangelicalism – J C Ryle. Even those who are familiar with Ryle’s works may not know the real-life sufferings and heartbreaks of the first Bishop of Liverpool.
In this thoughtful analysis Professor Walter Kaiser defends traditional Evangelical-Reformed theology against two extremes – firstly those who say that Christians are ‘no longer under the law’, and at the other extreme, the ‘Theonomists’ who say that the Old Testament penalties should still apply.
The life of Raymond Johnston
The life of Raymond Johnston shows how a Christian can be salt and light in society. This booklet examines his life and his beliefs. It shows how he was rooted in the Bible and the 16th Century Reformers, warned of the nation’s cultural disintegration and called for Christian thinking and action.
This briefing is a response to the Government’s deregulation of Britain’s gambling industry. The Gambling Bill 2005 is unprecedented in both its scope and aim of encouraging and facilitating gambling. Yet the evidence overwhelmingly shows the Bill will lead to a massive increase in problem gambling.
Those in favour of a ban on smacking often quote Sweden as a role model. Sweden banned smacking in 1979. A primary aim of the ban was to decrease rates of child abuse and to promote supportive approaches for parents rather than coercive state intervention.