KJV dying on the cross

Can you believe this? One of the latest books by Peter Ruckman features a painting on the front cover of the KJV dying on the cross instead of Christ.

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Vintage ad of Ruckman meetings from 1958

There are several things of interest in this ad. It points out that he was scheduled to speak in an Assembly of God church as well as a Methodist church. It also makes the doubtful claim that Ruckman speaks three …

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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 …

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Ruckmanites going beyond Ruckman

Some Ruckmanites seem to go even farther than Ruckman in their teachings. However–have you ever read Ruckman castigating them? Here is a graphic from a Ruckmanite website in the Philippines.

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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? …

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Refuse profane and old wives’ fables: A review of Ruckman’s UFO book “Black is Beautiful”

In 1995 Ruckman published a very strange book by the title Black is Beautiful. In it, Ruckman accepts as fact much of what belongs to the realm of science fiction. It demonstrates that Ruckman is fascinated with the bizarre in …

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Ruckman saying it’s wrong to use such terms as “the Greek” and “the Greek text”

Ruckman likes to make the rules. Let's observe the rules that Ruckman imposes on others, and see if he follows his own rules, including people he defends. Here's a large sampling of his rules on not referring to "the Greek," "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 …

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Ruckman: “The destruction of a child in the fetal or embryonic stage is NOT counted as murder”

Considering that Peter Ruckman is a Baptist preacher who is not known for holding liberal views in the theological nor political arena, he has shocking and disturbing views on abortion. We will allow him to express his views in his …

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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

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Ruckman wrongly portraying many Christian leaders of the past as Ruckmanites

In his failed attempts at legitimizing his extreme teachings on the KJV issue, Ruckman has attempted to rewrite history in order to portray those who merely believed in the trustworthiness of the KJV as holding to Ruckman's position. He tries …

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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

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What exactly does Ruckman believe about double inspiration?

One of Peter Ruckman's views which is often rejected except by the most loyal of his followers is his teaching on "double inspiration." The historic and biblical view is that inspiration took place once (over a period of time, as each …

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Ruckman’s belief in advanced revelations in the KJV

One of Peter Ruckman's teachings which raise eyebrows is his insistence on the KJV containing advanced revelations which are not found in the Greek and Hebrew. This claim was unheard of before Ruckman; therefore it is a tenant of Ruckmanism …

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Ruckman’s self-serving interpretation for 2 Timothy 3:16

Peter Ruckman has a unique interpretation for 2 Timothy 3:16 in order to read into it his view that the KJV is “given by inspiration of God.” Before bringing up 2 Tim. 3:16, Ruckman will often start by asking the …

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Ruckman’s personal controversy and his views on divorced pastors

The only matters we will discuss about Peter Ruckman's personal life come from what he has volunteered to release publicly via his writings. Ruckman is a public ministry figure who has himself published details regarding his personal life; therefore the

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Ruckman’s view of Greek and Hebrew lexicons

In recent years Gail Riplinger has been writing extensively concerning rejecting Greek and Hebrew lexicons. But is this new? If not, who started it?

Naturally, lexicons and grammars as all other works of men are not perfect, so they are …

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Critique of the new Ruckman Reference Bible

The first edition of the Ruckman Reference Bible (hereafter RRB), highly anticipated among Ruckmanites, was published in November of 2009. The introduction to the RBB itself states that "It has been a long time coming and long awaited by many Bible believers." Ruckman …

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The KJV is trustworthy, but can it be inerrant?

We believe the KJV is reliable, trustworthy and proven, and is an accurate translation of the Word of God. What we are dealing with in this article has no bearing on this. This article only deals with a technicality, an issue …

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Past attempts to warn against Ruckmanism (1967-1998)

We will conduct this study in the form of reviews of articles and publications warning about Peter Ruckman in chronological order. Although it is still a work in progress, since it is mostly done we are publishing this rough draft on the website to invite our …

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