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All articles by Garry Williams

As well as lecturing on the London Seminary course, Garry oversees the different activities of the John Owen Centre. He is Visiting Professor of Historical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia) and teaches on their London programme at the John Owen Centre. His long-term project is to publish a biblical, historical, and systematic study of the doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement. He also writes more popular works, including a volume offering encouragement and challenge to Christians today from the lives of figures in church history.

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October 2017
Articles > Cults and other religions

Roman Catholicism: then and now

The Council of Trent (1545-63) defined Rome’s response to the challenge of the Reformation. Three great problems stand out in the teachings of Trent: the doctrines of revelation and justification, and the church’s worship. Trent’s position on each of these demonstrates why the Reformation was necessary at the time. But it is often said…

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November 2016
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Conference – Through the lens of Melchizedek

At the beginning of September, the John Owen Centre hosted delegates, who endured the intense heat of the hottest September day in over 100 years. They enjoyed the intense and fruitful papers and the discussion that followed each of them at the conference. There was plentiful opportunity to greet old friends and make new…

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January 2013
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John Owen Centre

John Owen Centre Following a successful conference last year, all of the talks from the 2012 Conference — ‘Adam — in the Bible, the church and the world’ — are now available free on the John Owen Centre web site.     The four given on the first day are: David Green on Adam in…

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Guest Column – Should we abandon the substance of the Trinity?

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April 2010
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Guest Column – Should we abandon the substance of the Trinity?

Should we abandon the substance of the Trinity?Guest ColumnGarry Williams, MA, MSt, PhD Last month's article laid out the basic facts of the doctrine of the Trinity - that the Father is God, the Son is God, the Holy Spirit is God; and there is one God. Implicit in these statements is the distinction between…

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Guest Column – The Trinity today

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March 2010
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Guest Column – The Trinity today

The Trinity todayGuest ColumnGarry Williams, MA, MSt, PhD In last month's article I suggested that Christians face increasing questioning and even hostility in at least two areas, and I outlined the first - a challenge to the Bible's morality. The second concerns the doctrine of the Trinity. Unlike the challenge to the Bible, the challenge to…

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Guest Column – The Bible tomorrow

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February 2010
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Guest Column – The Bible tomorrow

The Bible tomorrow Guest Column Garry Williams, MA, MSt, PhD The Lord knows the end from the beginning (Isaiah 46:8-11) and tells us to let tomorrow worry about itself (Matthew 6:34), so we should not be too preoccupied with the future. Nonetheless, Scripture also tells us to be alert to tomorrow's needs, commending the example of the…

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