The Author

Matthew J. Tuininga is the assistant professor of moral theology at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the author of Calvin’s Political Theology and the Public Engagement of the Church: Christ’s Two Kingdoms. You can follow him at


Let the Church Be the Church! Calvin’s Theology of Social Justice

Calvin’s theology should help the church recover a more faithful gospel witness in the area of social justice.

For Calvin, Two Ages Meant Two Kingdoms

As long as there are two ages, there will

Why Calvin Had Good News for the Poor

Caring for the poor isn’t a requirement of charity,