Testing Ruckman’s Credibility: His KJV copyright denials

Many of Ruckman’s oft-repeated claims deserve a closer look. One of them is his claim that the KJV is not copyrighted. We do not wish to portray the Authorized Version negatively, but factual information should be welcomed and appreciated, even if it does not fit a feel-good narrative. As will […]

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Ruckman and the Gap Theory

The Gap Theory is one of the unusual teachings Ruckman emphasizes, therefore it merits at least a brief review at Ruckmanism.org. What is the Gap Theory? In his excellent book Unformed and Unfilled, Weston Fields provides a brief definition worth noting: Not all gap theorists agree on the details of […]

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Ruckman advertising himself?

Ruckman has been known to mock preachers whose pictures show up repeatedly in the same publication. Case in point: "… never published an issue without presenting you with a picture of himself a minimum of four times! … That is a publisher advertising himself in his own paper. (Ruckman, Peter. […]

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Example of Ruckman’s lack of fairness on the KJV issue

At Ruckmanism.org we do not endorse any modern translations. Although the main purpose of this website is not for exposing other translations, we are concerned about the proliferation of translations and we do provide a list of literature on the topic that we consider to be balanced compared to most […]

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Statement regarding Dr. Peter Ruckman’s death

The Bible Baptist Bookstore website announced that Peter S. Ruckman died April 21, 2016. This website will continue and will be updated from time to time with new articles, as there is no doubt that the false teachings and influence of Ruckmanism will linger for many decades. It can be […]

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Ruckman’s vicious ungodly language

Most who have read even a small sampling of Peter Ruckman’s literature do not need convincing that Ruckman’s language can often be outrageous and unbecoming of someone who considers himself to be born again, let alone a pastor who trains future preachers. However, depending on the sampling one has been […]

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Ruckman’s view of the KJV translators

Considering that Ruckman teaches that the KJV translators' product is infallible, an examination of his views concerning them is in order. His views may surprise you. We will document our conclusions straight from Ruckman's own writings. Ruckman's teaching that the KJV is an inerrant translation naturally places extra scrutiny on […]

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Outline of common mistakes people make regarding Ruckmanism

1. Thinking Ruckmanites are historic Baptists. Teaching double inspiration, advanced revelation, that the KJV corrects the Greek and is superior to it, works salvation after the rapture, etc., is not historic Baptist teaching. 2. Thinking all Ruckmanites are uneducated. Perhaps many are, but exceptions abound. 3. Thinking they have little influence. […]

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Ruckman's sensational characterization of demons

Ruckman claims to know the size and shape of demons; he teaches that Christians can get infested with them at any time, and that those who believe there is one devil but many demons are apostates. Notice what he alleges in his own words: Devils range from the size of […]

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