Theonomy

Reformed Critiques of Theonomy

  • Barker, William S. and W. Robert Godfrey. Theonomy: A Reformed Critique. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1990.
  • Gordon, T. David. "Critique of Theonomy: A Taxonomy." Westminster Theological Journal 56 (1994): 23-43.
  • Kline, Meredith G. "Comments on an Old-New Error: A Review of Greg Bahnsen, Theonomy in Christian Ethics." Westminster Theological Journal 41 (1978-79): 172-89.
  • Oss, Douglas A. "The Influence of Hermeneutical Frameworks in the Theonomy Debate." Westminster Theological Journal 51 (1989): 227-58.
  • Poythress, Vern. The Shadow of Christ in the Law of Moses. Nashville, NT: Wolgemuth and Hyatt, 1991. See especially the Appendices, "Evaluating Theonomy" (pp. 311-61) and "Does the Greek Word Pleroo Sometimes mean 'Confirm'?" (pp. 363-77).

Reformed Works on the Law and Pauline Theology

  • Fee, Gordon D. God's Empowering Presence: The Holy Spirit in the Letters of Paul. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1994.
  • Kline, Meredith. The Structure of Biblical Authority. Grand Rapds: Eerdmans, 1972.
  • ________. "Gospel Until the Law: Romans 5:13-14 and the Old Covenant." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 34 (1991): 433-446.
  • Ridderbos, Herman. Paul: An Outline of His Theology. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1975.

Works by Theonomists

  • Bahnsen, Greg, L. By This Standard: The Authority of God's Law Today. Tyler, TX: Institute for Christian Economics 1985.
  • ________. Theonomy in Christian Ethics: Expanded Edition with Replies to Critics. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Rerformed, 1984.
  • North, Gary. Westminster's Confession. Tyler, TX: Institute for Christian Economics, 1991.
  • Rushdoony, R. J. The Institutes of Biblical Law. Nutley, NJ: Craig, 1973.