Semi-Ruckmanism and its dangers

Semi-Ruckmanism defined What is semi-Ruckmanism? Simply put, it consists of teaching some (though not all) of the same "Ruckmanisms" while using different terminology than Ruckman and claiming all along to be against Ruckmanism. In other words, semi-Ruckmanite views refer to reaching some of the same controversial conclusions as Ruckman regarding the KJV but differing […]

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Not applying his own teaching

  Ruckman teaches that angels have no wings (Theological Studies, Booklet 18, p. 5). Ruckman has to deny that Seraphims are angels, as they have wings (Isa. 6:2). Cherubims are also described with wings in Eze. 10:5, and in other passages. Note also that Dan. 9:21 and Rev. 14:6 describes an […]

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Ruckman’s 130+ books

Below is a photo of the major portion of our collection of Ruckman books, pamphlets and recordings. We are posting them here because we have been accused more than once of just borrowing Ruckman quotes from others who have written against him. Although exactly what to count is debatable, our figures reveal that Ruckman has written 138 books, tracts […]

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Sword of the Lord promoting Ruckman in 1954

John R. Rice, then editor of The Sword of the Lord, had a falling out with Ruckman around 1972 after Ruckman published his controversial book The Christian’s Handbook of Manuscript Evidence. If this is intriguing to you, you will be interested in the article The deterioration of Ruckman’s language demonstrated in his changing treatment of […]

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Ruckman-on-a-mug

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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Bumper sticker mania in Ruckmanland

Photos of the parking lot of Ruckman's church taken by the webmaster in 2007. I can understand having a bumper sticker or two in order to help spread the gospel or a moral message, but isn't this over the top? What do you think?  In these photos the bumper stickers are everywhere except–the […]

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The biggest, fattest, most whopping lie according to Ruckman

Peter Ruckman tries to elevate himself by accusing virtually everyone else who disagrees with him of being a liar. He will make flippant statements such as, "Every major, recognized Christian scholar in this century is an habitual, chronic, intentional, pathological LIAR (Gen. 3:1)." (Ruckman, Peter. The Christian Liar’s Library. 1997, p. […]

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Ruckman’s superstition

Is Peter Ruckman superstitious? We will list the evidence and allow it to speak for itself. We will then end with an admission from Ruckman himself to remove all doubt. Examples of superstition regarding numbers King James (nine letters), 1611 (total of nine), Holy Bible (nine letters). Nine is the […]

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Collection of quotes expressing concern over Ruckmanism

These quotes were collected from various sources as documented. Some of the books contain a position favoring modern translations we do not endorse, but nonetheless they contain valuable statements warning about Ruckmanism. Excelling in ad hominem arguments, Ruckman spares no blunt adjectives in denigrating his opponents. Many in the movement […]

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