Digest for April 19th, 2016

Biblical Commentary Posts

  1. Visually Explore 4 Essential Beautiful Truths About Life In Christ by Jeremy Bouma
  2. Things I Hate by Nick Norelli
  3. New Release: The Fourfold Gospel by Mason Slater
  4. The New Book: The Triumph of Christianity by Bart
  5. Four Ways The Genesis Collection Will Broaden Your Study by Paul Kirby
  6. Progressive Covenantalism: Charting a Course between Dispensational and Covenant Theologies by Andy Naselli
  7. 9. The Human "Chimp to Bee" Switch by Ken Schenck
  8. Where You Sit In Class by James F. McGrath
  9. Back to the Beats by Nick Norelli
  10. Don't sell yourself short by jps
  11. Netherworld or night sky? by jps
  12. A Response to Swaim’s “Stott Bowdlerized” by Eerdmans
  13. “The Law of Christ” = Christ’s Embodying the Torah by Lindsay
  14. Investment in verses by Bob MacDonald
  15. Note-taking: By Hand or by Computer? by Scot McKnight
  16. Here and now by jps
  17. Thutmose III Pendant Discovered in Jerusalem by Todd Bolen
  18. Closed Windows by Nick Norelli
  19. Mark Chancey: The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching “Bible History” in American Public Schools by Deane

Biblical Criticism Posts

  1. The Saint Hilarious Herald: Southern Seminary Students Build Shrine to Tom Schreiner by Michael F. Bird
  2. St Andrews Symposium for Biblical and Early Christian Studies Schedule by Daniel O. McClellan
  3. Women in the Apostolic Fathers: Paranetic Women in 1 Clement (Part I) by Jacob J. Prahlow
  4. What Do the Seven Thunders Say in Revelation 10:3-4? by Phillip J. Long
  5. Sociolinguistics and the Hellenistic Period in the Far East by Mike Aubrey

Radical Criticism Posts

  1. Christian Texts and History • Quantitative Literary Picture at end of 2nd Century by gmx
  2. On the Value of the Philosophy of Religion Compared to Science by John Loftus

Mark Chancey: The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching “Bible History” in American Public Schools

By Deane Professor Mark Chancey delivered a lecture at Trinity University on April 13, 2016 entitled “The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching ‘Bible History’ in American Public Schools.” The lecture was delivered in the 2016 Lennox Series and Seminar at Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas).
When public schools teach about the Bible, they often …read more

Mark Chancey: The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching “Bible History” in American Public Schools

By Deane Professor Mark Chancey delivered a lecture at Trinity University on April 13, 2016 entitled “The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching ‘Bible History’ in American Public Schools.” The lecture was delivered in the 2016 Lennox Series and Seminar at Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas).
When public schools teach about the Bible, they often …read more

Mark Chancey: The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching “Bible History” in American Public Schools

By Deane Professor Mark Chancey delivered a lecture at Trinity University on April 13, 2016 entitled “The Constitutional Conundrum of Teaching ‘Bible History’ in American Public Schools.” The lecture was delivered in the 2016 Lennox Series and Seminar at Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas).
When public schools teach about the Bible, they often …read more

Netherworld or night sky?

By jps In Mesopotamian cosmology, the night sky is identical to the netherworld, stemming from an understanding that the celestial sphere steadily rotated from east to west, bringing the heavenly bodies up and down the horizon (Woods 2009: 209). Accordingly, the heaven of daytime turned into a netherworld after the sunset, which …read more

Digest for April 18th, 2016

Top 20 Biblical Commentary Posts

  1. The Power of Accordance Mobile with iOS Split View by RichardMansfield
  2. Psalm 18:20-25, a Gem by Bob MacDonald
  3. Easter Island Statue Technology: No Aliens Needed by MSH
  4. Gathercole at Lanier Theological Library by David B. Capes
  5. Nuances of loss meaning (James 1:6) – Mondays with Mounce 286 by Bill Mounce
  6. Yet more Greek imperative fun by jps
  7. Poetic structure in Jesus’ teaching by Ian Paul
  8. 1.3 Current Flow by Ken Schenck
  9. Expository Times 127/8 by Danny Zacharias
  10. NEW! Roger Olson Theology Bundle by RichardMansfield
  11. pursuing orthodox purity like Lucifer by Joel L. Watts
  12. Making the Most of Your Last Class Session by Charles Savelle
  13. How to Easily Navigate through Bibles in Logos by Morris Proctor
  14. What is the Gospel? by Stephen Bedard
  15. A Theological Panorama Sale by Accordance Bible Software
  16. Richard Hays’– Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels– a Dialogue by Ben Witherington
  17. Make it Red by Scot McKnight
  18. The Secret to Living the Christian Life by Stephen Bedard
  19. Kinesthetic Classrooms by Scot McKnight
  20. Grace and the law by Scott Fritzsche

Biblical Criticism Posts

  1. On What Day Did Jesus Rise? by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff
  2. A New German translation of Philo’s Quod omnis probus liber sit, by TorreyS
  3. Who is the Mighty Angel in Revelation 10? by Phillip J. Long
  4. A drawing of the Meta Sudans by Piranesi by Roger Pearse

Radical Criticism Posts

  1. Christian Texts and History • Romans 3:19, 'under' the Law? by Gerhard Ebersoehn
  2. Christian Texts and History • Why the Orthodox Claims About Their Gospels Being First = Ga by Secret Alias
  3. Robert M. Price On the Historicity of Jesus by John Loftus
  4. Christian Texts and History • Why Paul is Never Allowed to be an Evangelist by the Church by Secret Alias
  5. The Philosophy of Religion Must End Because Faith-Based Reasoning Must End by John Loftus
  6. A Focus on Women in Atheism w/ Melissa Pugh by Mythicist Milwaukee
  7. The Philosophical Elitism of Keith Parsons by John Loftus
  8. Christian Texts and History • 'N what about Jairus' Daughter? Lazarus? by Charles Wilson
  9. Christian Texts and History • Did Paul persecute non-Christians? by MrMacSon

Here and now

By jps The speaker who uses the present imperative sees a connection between the existing situation (as he sees it!) and the action ordered. This means that, on account of the situation, he wants somebody to start performing an action at once. But we should always remember that this “at once” is …read more

9. The Human "Chimp to Bee" Switch

By Ken Schenck Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind continues. I’ve blogged on:1. Introduction2. Intuitive Dogs and Rational Tails3. Elephants Rule4. Three Domains of Morality5. Taste Buds of the Righteous Mind6. The Moral Foundations of Politics7. The Conservative Advantage8. Morality an Evolutionary AdvantageToday it’s chapter 10: “The Hive Switch.”1. Haidt’s basic hypothesis in this …read more

Progressive Covenantalism: Charting a Course between Dispensational and Covenant Theologies

By Andy Naselli This book just released:
Stephen J. Wellum and Brent E. Parker, eds. Progressive Covenantalism: Charting a Course between Dispensational and Covenant Theologies. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2016.
My endorsement:
These ten essays exegetically and theologically support the argument that Steve Wellum and Peter Gentry present in Kingdom through Covenant (2012). Unlike covenant theology, …read more

The Saint Hilarious Herald: Southern Seminary Students Build Shrine to Tom Schreiner

By Michael F. Bird The Saint Hilarious Herald: Southern Seminary Students Build Shrine to Tom Schreiner Students at the Southern Seminary Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky have begun building shrines and icons to one of their most beloved teachers, Professor Thomas R. Schreiner, the renowned biblical scholar and pastor. Thomas R. Schreiner is …read more

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