Monthly Archives: September 2015

An appeal, partly based on the Didascalia apostolorum, for the ordination (again?) of women as deacons in the Roman Catholic Church

By Alistair C. Stewart I note with interest the letter of the Wijngaards Theological Institute to the Bishop of Rome appealing for the ordination of women as deacons in the Roman Church. http://www.wijngaardsinstitute.com/documented-appeal-reinstatement-ordained-women-deacons/
As an Anglican it would be entirely inappropriate publically to comment on what is an internal matter for the Roman church, and …read more

A gathering of some fragments… and the eschatological nature of the early Christian eucharist

By Alistair C. Stewart Also from the Wiingaards site note http://www.womenpriests.org/theology/casey_02.asp. I would not like to comment at present on the author’s argument that the fourth century rediscovery of the eucharist as sacrifice ” saw a subtle transformation in the Church’s eschatological imagination in which the expectation of the coming reign of God was …read more

Biblical Greek Award Winners, 2014-2015. Plus an Invitation to Instructors.

By ZA Blog Did you know Zondervan Academic partners with colleges, universities, and seminaries to recognize students for outstanding achievement in the study of biblical Greek?
To find out how your school can participate in the Zondervan Biblical Greek Award program, please contact Joshua Kessler (joshua.kessler@harpercollins.com).
And please join us in congratulating the 2014-2015 winners.
Biblical …read more