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What About "What About Theonomy?" A Response to Ligon Duncan's Attack on Theonomic Ethics

For over twenty years, Dr. Greg Bahnsen has been advocating the normativity of all of God's law. Christ's coming has not done away with the authority of God's law, but has "confirmed" its authority in exhaustive detail. Critic after critic has stepped into the ring to challenge him. Some challenges have been better than others, but all of them have failed to provide exegetical refutation of Bahnsen's thesis.

Recently, another attack has been mounted upon theonomic ethics. Ligon Duncan, Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi, has written a paper entitled What About Theonomy! In this short treatise, it is Duncan's contention that theonomy cannot be sustained theologically, historically, or confessionally.