Digest for May 23rd, 2016

Biblical Commentary Posts

  1. Names and Things by mattsheedy
  2. New Release: A Manifesto for Theological Interpretation by Mason Slater
  3. 4 Ways to Emphasize Text in Your Sermon Slides by Ryan Nelson
  4. Impossible Love: The True Story of an African Civil War, Miracles and Hope against all Odds by Craig Keener
  5. Garrison Keillor Speaks Truth about Christian Branding by Scot McKnight
  6. Impossible Love: The True Story of an African Civil War, Miracles and Hope against all Odds by Craig Keener
  7. Happiness is Serving by Scot McKnight
  8. Book Write-Up: The Counselor, by A.W. Tozer by James Pate
  9. Prefiguring Jesus in Jeremiah (1998) by Matt Page
  10. Some Thoughts on Trends in Apologetics by Clark Goble
  11. Timothy. by Craig Benno
  12. The Concentric Circles of a Good Bible Word Study by Morris Proctor
  13. Don’t Miss May’s Monthly Deals by Paul Kirby
  14. Megachurch Liturgy as Commercial for Church by Scot McKnight

Biblical Criticism Posts

  1. Translations of 1 Enoch by Phillip J. Long
  2. Where Is Golgotha, Where Jesus Was Crucified? by Biblical Archaeology Society Staff

Radical Criticism Posts

  1. Resurrection or Ghost Story? by Robert Conner by John Loftus
  2. Did Moses Exist? by John Loftus
  3. The “Only Way” to Free Someone from Cults: Islamic or Christian by Neil Godfrey

How do you read scripture?

By jps Following Protestant tradition, Wesley adhered to the primacy of the literal sense, unless tensions in the text demanded something else; at that point he would allow a “spiritual” or allegorical, reading to circumvent the problem. However, in his soteriological reading of Scripture, Wesley is constantly interpreting with an eye to …read more

Jesus on Divorce 

By Marg Churches which misunderstand Jesus’ teaching on divorce increase the suffering and scandal of divorced members. What is the context of Jesus’ teaching on divorce? Did Jesus teach that all second marriages, with a former spouse still living, are adulterous? I argue, from scripture, that he didn’t Continue reading»
The post Jesus …read more

Timothy.

By Craig Benno I am firmly convinced that when we read Scripture, we have to read it within the context of the time and place its situated in. We need to understand the background, and the culture, and traditions its placed and speaking into. Scripture informs us that the Apostle Paul appointed Timothy …read more

Names and Things

By mattsheedy Note: This post originally appeared on the Culture on the Edge blog.by Russell McCutcheonHave you heard?There’s a new theory as to where the term “eskimo” originated.Click the above image to read the brief article, but here’s a snippet:So, contrary to earlier etymologies that anchored the word in what some (or …read more

Digest for May 21st, 2016

Biblical Commentary Posts

  1. How Many Churches? How Many Letters? by Bart
  2. Jésus entre fiction et réalité à Amiens by Michael Langlois
  3. The Bible in the Contemporary World: with Richard Bauckham by Scot McKnight
  4. Sub-Plot from The Portent in the News: Secret Meeting Held at Harvard about Creating a Synthetic Human Genome by MSH
  5. Trinity Sunday by Scot McKnight
  6. Naked Bible Podcast Episode 101: Jesus, the Exile, and the Tribulation by MSH
  7. Gary Hoag’s Wealth in Ancient Ephesus and 1 Timothy— Benefaction by Ben Witherington

Biblical Criticism Posts

  1. God on Divorce (Malachi 2:16) by Marg

Radical Criticism Posts

  1. I've Changed My Mind Many Times, Especially About Religion by John Loftus
  2. Another Lena Einhorn Observation — Anachronistic Crucifixions in the Gospels by Neil Godfrey

Digest for May 21st, 2016

Biblical Commentary Posts

  1. How Many Churches? How Many Letters? by Bart
  2. Jésus entre fiction et réalité à Amiens by Michael Langlois
  3. The Bible in the Contemporary World: with Richard Bauckham by Scot McKnight
  4. Sub-Plot from The Portent in the News: Secret Meeting Held at Harvard about Creating a Synthetic Human Genome by MSH
  5. Trinity Sunday by Scot McKnight
  6. Naked Bible Podcast Episode 101: Jesus, the Exile, and the Tribulation by MSH
  7. Gary Hoag’s Wealth in Ancient Ephesus and 1 Timothy— Benefaction by Ben Witherington

Biblical Criticism Posts

  1. God on Divorce (Malachi 2:16) by Marg

Radical Criticism Posts

  1. I've Changed My Mind Many Times, Especially About Religion by John Loftus
  2. Another Lena Einhorn Observation — Anachronistic Crucifixions in the Gospels by Neil Godfrey
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