Daily Archives: June 20, 2007

Jesus, Hillel, Shammai, and Divorce

John Ortberg summarizes the work of Cambridge fellow David Instone-Brewer on divorce in first-century Judaism in a feature for Beliefnet.com. He raises some interesting questions about what Jesus really meant by forbidding divorce. Instone-Brewer apparently comes out about where I … Continue reading

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A Threefold Witness 2: Pros and Cons

This is my belated follow-up on Louis Markos’ “The Threefold Witness of the Church” (read my summary here). What Works First, let me thank Mr. Markos for even putting forth the effort of writing this essay. There is much to … Continue reading

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Baptists and the Lord's Supper, Again

iMonk is back on the job! So before we look at how previous Baptist confessions talked about the Lord’s Supper, let me say this: If all I had to go on was this confessional statement [The Baptist Faith and Message] … Continue reading

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N. T. Wright on the Resurrection

Mark Goodacre has links to a very interesting and entertaining presentation by the Bishop of Durham on “Can a Scientist Believe in the Resurrection.” Share this: Digg this postRecommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postTell a … Continue reading

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