Response to Thomas Howe’s “Drowning in the Tiber”

Introduction During my time at Southern Evangelical Seminary, Dr. Thomas Howe was the school’s intellectual heavyweight and the most popular professor (I have heard it said more than once that although students came to SES for Norman Geisler, they stayed for Tom Howe!). He is also someone I consider a friend. So it was with great…

Oliphint’s Review

Dr. K. Scott Oliphint of Westminster Seminary has written a review of Evangelical Exodus for the journal Themelios. Read it HERE! Oliphint’s main complaint is that the contributors only seemed to see two options: Evangelical theology or Rome. This is far from correct, and not based on what was stated / argued in the book. None…

White Oliphint Gifts

Well it seems Southern Evangelical Seminary is not the only academic entity whose interest Evangelical Exodus has drawn. The book was dismissively panned by James White on his podcast (an action some consider to be a sacrament of Catholic initiation, along with appearing on The Journey Home). You can see it yourself HERE (starts at 15:35). After reading a few quotes…

New Interview / Book Review

The National Catholic Register kindly published a book review / interview with Kathy Schiffer today HERE. As can be expected, it’s a bit over-dramatized at times, but the overall spirit of the interview was captured. There were a few errors that I alerted the author to once I saw it, but since most people will read the article before…

Southern Evangelical Seminary’s Disappointing Response

Introduction I knew that sooner or later Southern Evangelical Seminary would respond to Evangelical Exodus. While disagreement and perhaps even opposition was expected (albeit unnecessary), SES’s reaction was disappointing in numerous ways. I had hoped that a school claiming to be committed to teaching people to “think clearly, critically, and rationally while engaging people in meaningful dialogue” would have…