Articles / Lectures / Reviews

Amyraut And His Friends
Advocates of the 'limited atonement' doctrine of the Westminster Confession really reflect an 'ultra-reformed' mindset. While the Amyraldians taught the truths of predestination and divine election, they also maintained - as the Bible does - that the death of Christ has a universal availability. Notwithstanding the paradox involved in such a view, we are able to cite numerous authors from previous and subsequent centuries who believed and taught the same.
Charles Drelincourt: Amyraldian sympathiser?
Born at Sedan of godly Huguenot parents in 1595, Charles Drelincourt became one of the great lights of the French Reformed Church. Having studied at the Reformed Academy in Sedan, his preparation for the ministry was completed at the famous Academy of Saumur. Following his ordination in June 1618, Drelincourt became the pastor of a Reformed congregation near Langres. Two years later, he was called to minister to the large congregation at Charenton near Paris, his first sermon being preached there on 15 March 1620.
Introduction to Davenant’s Dissertation on the Death of Christ
"Quinta Press is to be congratulated for making this new edition of Bishop Davenant's excellent treatise available to a new generation of readers. It is welcome for two reasons. First, in the context of past and ongoing debates between Calvinists and Arminians over the extent of the Atonement, the author's long-neglected treatise remains an invaluable and significant contribution to a proper understanding of this fundamental subject. Indeed, for reasons to be explained, what one may call the 'Davenant dimension' has been sadly lacking for too long...
The Joy of the Puritans
"To many people, 'joy' and 'puritan' are about as compatible as 'kindness' and 'Genghis Khan'! Whereas the early Methodists were known for their joy, such an emotion hardly springs to mind in the case of the Puritans...So, what is the truth? Were the Puritans killjoys or not?"
Book review of J.I. Packer’s “Among God’s Giants”.
Lecture on French Ecclesiology, “Bishop or Presbyter?”
Book review of “Richard Hooker and the Authority of Scripture, Tradition, and Reason” by Nigel Atkinson.
John Calvin: Quincentennial Quotes
Compiled and presented with minor editing by Dr Alan C. Clifford. Quotes on: ROME, ISLAM, FANATICISM AND LIBERALISM.
“John Calvin”, a chapter from The Heroic Huguenots
This is the third chapter of Dr Clifford's 'work in progress' commemorating the French Huguenots as well as John Calvin's quincentenary.
No Place Like Rome?
Preparing for the Quincentenary of the Glorious Protestant Reformation
The Crown, a Conference, and its Consequences
King James I, the Hampton Court Conference and the Authorised Version of the Bible THE FORGOTTEN FACTS
The Bartholomew Legacy: Remembering the Martyrs
During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, following the Protestant Reformation, two outrages were committed against good and faithful Christian people on 24 August. (Relevant pictures here).
Historian of the Great Ejection: Dr Edmund Calamy’s Faithful Piety, Scholarship, Churchmanship and Gospel Preaching