God Didn’t Die on the Cross


(1) The famous Scottish Theologian Dr. Robert Shaw once wrote an excellent book on Calvinism titled The Reformed Faith. It bears the sub-title: An Exposition of the Westminster Confession of Faith [1845]. On page 112 of its 1974 Christian Focus Publications edition (Inverness), Shaw states: "The human nature alone could suffer and die."

Shaw’s book wasprescribed by theRev.Principal Dr.HaroldWhitneyasrequiredreading attheQueenslandPresbyterianTheologicalCollegetillhisretirement in 1979.Thatwasbefore he was replaced as Professor of Systematic Theology by (the now-emerited) Rev. Professor Dr. Francis Nigel Lee – who then continued to prescribe inter alia also Shaw.