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VanDrunen's Book on the Two Kingdoms Is Here!

David VanDrunen's book on the two kingdoms is finally out.  Just got my copy.  This is an important book--given all the angst and misinformation about "radical two kingdom theology."

Dr. VanDrunen discusses his book with Scott Clark here:  Office Hours: Living in God's Two Kingdoms 

Also, you might enjoy the recent discussion of the two kingdoms and the Belgic Confession, on Darryl Hart's blog (Hart on the Belgic Confession and the Two Kingdoms) with a follow-up by Wes Bredenhof (Wes Bredenhof on the Belgic Confession).

Reader Comments (3)

Mine is on order. Discovered by my wife no less...
November 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKnight
David's book has been sold out, of all places, at the RTS-Orlando bookstore. BTW, I just heard a great lecture by James Davison Hunter on his new book, "To Change the World". Excellent! It rocked peoples' world out here. Some faculty were noticeably missing.
November 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJames
James, Hunter's book is pretty brilliant, but he unfortunately and rather oddly has no affinity for 2k. The Weekly Standard did a joint review of both books and had this to say:

"Oddly, To Change the World has little to say about two kingdoms, notwithstanding its rooting in a millennium and a half of Christian reflection. And what the book does say is a caricature: According to Hunter, the doctrine leads its adherents 'to increasingly withdraw into their own communities with less and less interest in any engagement with the
larger world.' Hunter fails to consider such evidence as VanDrunen has weighed and which supports the proposition that two-kingdoms doctrine encompasses the idea of promoting the welfare of society, or as Hunter himself might say, its “overall flourishing.” That James Davison Hunter has no affinity for two kingdoms would seem surprising, since it is a doctrine that offers no support to the world changers he challenges at every turn. On the other hand, there is an ambiguity in To Change the World that makes one wonder whether Hunter’s dismissal of two kingdoms is a product of his sympathy for, yes, world changing."

Seems the siren song of transformationism is hard for even the most trenchant and insightful critics of it to resist. That Tim Keller endorses the book might have been one sign.
November 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterZrim

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