“The Light of Nature” in the Westminster Standards

Last week I wrote a piece for Ad Fontes on what the Westminster Standards have to say about natural reason, natural theology, and natural law through their teaching on the “light of nature”:

It is sometimes said that general revelation (or the light of nature, to keep Westminster’s wording) is not sufficient to save, only to condemn. Without desiring to be pedantic, I would note that while it is true that it is insufficient to save, it is not the case that its only function is to condemn. The light of nature has other uses beyond saving or condemning, some of which are attested to within the Standards

Read the rest here.

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