Category Archives: +Apostles’ Teaching

Bible, Theology, etc.

Best Book Excerpt Ever

Peter Enns’s new book (coming out in August) looks like a winner, not least because of this riveting excerpt: The book is just over 65,000 words long, and I am proud of each and every one of them. All that … Continue reading

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February 2014 Biblical Studies Carnival

I’m back from my church’s family retreat just in time to alert readers to the most recent Biblical Studies Carnival, hosted this month at Mosissimus Mose. You might also want to check out the seventh installment of Abram K-J’s Septuagint … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times?

I wonder if they went around posting notices like this in the days of Noah… Share this: Digg this postRecommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postTell a friend

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The Sixth Septuagint Studies Soirée

Abram K-J has posted the next SSS at his fine blog. Go see! Share this: Digg this postRecommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postTell a friend

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Biblical Studies Carnival – January 2014

The first Biblical Studies Carnival of the new year is now posted at NT Exegesis. Enjoy! Share this: Digg this postRecommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postTell a friend

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Biblical Tribalism

What does your choice of Bible translation say about who you are and where you locate yourself within the Christian tradition? Scot McKnight has some thoughts on the idea, although he mostly seeks to demolish the question by pointing to … Continue reading

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Why Bart Ehrman Is Good for the Church

Greg Monette nails it, I think. Even though my own faith had to confront the sorts of issues Ehrman raises before Ehrman really came on the scene, I can identify with a lot of what Greg says. He concludes his … Continue reading

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Gospel of Thomas Mnemonic

This is right clever: G = Gnostic (obviously a question as well of definition, history, provenance & theology) O = Origen (knows of a Gospel according to Thomas, Hom. Luke 1) S = Sayings (GT 1: ‘these are the secret sayings which the living Jesus spoke’) P = Parables (many: … Continue reading

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Philemon

A former slave, fearing his ex-master’s anger, seeks out a powerful ally who might plead on his behalf. The story of Philemon? Actually, it is also the story of Sabinianus, whose freed slave came for help to the Roman senator … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Online

This web resource looks like it’s going to be quite good. Bookmark it now. I think you’ll be glad you did. Share this: Digg this postRecommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postTell a friend

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