PTS Journal (PTSJ)


 A Herald of New Covenant Theology

“…since the prophetic Scriptures have their fulfilment in the person and work of Christ, biblical theology must take as its starting point a Christ-centered interpretation of the Bible, in both the Old and New Testaments. It must be based upon the way in which the New Testament interprets the Old….How we go about developing this pattern of biblical theology is where the difficulty arises and remains the challenge now and for the future. “Why PTSJ?” The mission for PTSJ is to faithfully work to help meet this challenge by an unwavering stance based upon “Back to the Bible” by “sola Scriptura” all to the glory of God.”

Gary D. Long, PTS Faculty President

Welcome to Providence Theological Seminary Journal (PTSJ)! The PTSJ is an official publication of Providence Theological Seminary (PTS). This journal is published on a quarterly basis and is unapologetically devoted to the biblical Gospel and New Covenant Theology. PTS has established this periodical with a threefold purpose: (1) to serve as a herald of the Doctrines of Grace, New Covenant Theology, and Baptist ecclesiology, (2) to help break down the middle walls of doctrinal partition that exist within and between evangelical Protestantism, and (3) to further establish PTS as a theological institution.

No issue of the PTSJ will include any paid advertisements or endorsements. Furthermore, the exhibition of an author’s article does not constitute an endorsement (on the part of PTS) of every aspect of his or her theology. That being said, PTSJ will never publish any article, whose content does not firmly agree with the essentials of biblical Christianity. As the seventeenth-century German theologian Rupertus Meldenius once said, “In essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty, in all things charity.” We earnestly hope that the PTSJ will edify all those who read the articles contained therein.

PTS gladly welcomes any questions, comments, or feedback regarding the content of the PTSJ. Please e-mail all editorial material and questions to info[at]ptstn[dot]org and Zachary S. Maxcey, the editor of the PTSJ, at zmaxcey[at]ptstn[dot]org. We cordially welcome all those who are like-minded to support the seminary through prayer. Graphic design of the PTSJ is jointly credited to Ron Adair and Zachary S. Maxcey. Soli Deo Gloria! Semper Reformanda!