Ruckman: “No women in heaven”

“No women in heaven” is the eye-catching title of an article written by Peter Ruckman in which he elaborates on his sensational theory. His basic premise is that since the resurrected bodies of the saints will be transformed to match …

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Ruckman’s unbalanced definition of marriage

Peter Ruckman has many unusual views for someone who passes himself off as a Baptist, and the matter of marriage is no exception. According to Ruckman, whenever a man and woman sleep together for the first time, they are getting …

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Ruckman’s vulgar teaching that Satan committed adultery with Eve and fathered Cain

One of Peter Ruckman’s most unusual teaching with no sound Biblical foundation whatsoever is that Satan had sex with Eve and fathered Cain. However, Ruckman’s imagination gone wild does not stop there. Although he is less dogmatic about it, he …

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Testing Ruckman’s Credibility: His KJV copyright denials

Many of Peter 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, …

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Ruckman and the Gap Theory

The Gap Theory is one of the unusual teachings Peter Ruckman emphasizes, therefore it merits at least a brief review at

What is the Gap Theory? In his excellent book Unformed and Unfilled, Weston Fields provides a …

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Ruckman advertising himself?

Peter 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

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Testing Ruckman’s credibility: His statements about the Apocrypha and the KJV

Can Peter Ruckman be trusted to give an objective view of facts in areas that could affect some of his views? Is he fair and impartial with the facts? You be the judge.

Ruckman states repeatedly in his writings that …

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Ruckman: Instructions given to a Christian to love someone are speaking of personal dealings on a one-on-one basis

As a visitor to this website, you are likely to be acquainted with Ruckman’s poisonous pen. An example of his treatment of other Christians he disagrees with can be observed in the following statement: “Pray for them, make fun of …

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

At 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 …

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Ruckman teaching that no other scholar can be trusted other than himself

Does Peter Ruckman actually say not to trust any scholar except himself? He doesn’t say it outright, no doubt because of the anti-cultic backlash he would receive. However, in examining Ruckman’s abundant writings, a pattern clearly emerges. He denounces all other …

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Ruckman defenders and their good fruit argument analyzed by the Scriptures

One of the frequent ways in which Ruckman defenders try to change the subject is by bringing up the “good fruit” argument. It goes something like this (taken from an actual comment submitted to this website): “Ruckman has hundreds of …

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Ruckman’s horrible inconsistencies: The case of Clarence Larkin

No human being is perfectly consistent, but mere lack of consistency is not the point of contention in this article. We are referring to an inconsistency that is mind-boggling, considering the cultic following Ruckman has. As an example of his …

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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 …

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KJV inerrancy and the ignorance factor in history: Critique of Joey Faust’s book The Word: God Will Keep It

Those who teach that the infallibility of the KJV was an established teaching in past centuries long before Ruckman, including the first half of the twentieth century, have come up with some quotes to attempt to bolster their claims. An …

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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 preachers. …

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Ruckman’s attempt to vindicate his name-calling with Scripture

He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls. (Prov. 25:28)

On numerous occasions Peter Ruckman appeals to Scripture in an attempt to justify his outrageous name-calling. It …

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Ruckman teaching that the KJV can correct the Greek (including the TR)

One of Peter Ruckman’s teachings that often goes ignored consists of teaching that the KJV can correct the main source its New Testament came from—the Textus Receptus (TR). Since there are some cases when the KJV does not follow the …

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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 …

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Page of jokes in Ruckman Bible commentary

If you've ever heard that Ruckman's Bible commentaries are unconventional–that is an understatement! Below is an example of what we mean. We only scanned one page, but the jokes continue half-way into the next page.  …

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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 …

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