Daily Archives: September 4, 2009

Quadratus on Witnesses to Jesus

Johannes Quasten, Patrology, vol. I: The Beginnings of Patristic Literature, from the Apostle’s Creed to Irenaeus (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1983) 191. Quasten discusses Quadratus, the oldest apologist for Christianity, whom Eusebius (third-fourth centuries C.E.) discusses in his Ecclesiastical History. Eusebius … Continue reading

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Nagid

In my post, I Kings 8’s Allusion to II Samuel 7, I mentioned I Kings 8:16’s allusion to II Samuel 7:8: II Samuel 7:8: Now therefore thus you shall say to my servant David: Thus says the LORD of hosts: … Continue reading

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Frank Schaeffer’s Crazy for God

On and off over the next several days, I’ll be blogging about my favorite passages in Frank Schaeffer’s Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All … Continue reading

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From Your Bowels/Loins

In II Samuel 7:12 states: “When your days are fulfilled and you lie down with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring after you, who shall come forth from your body, and I will establish his kingdom” (NRSV). According … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Conflicting Genealogies

Johannes Quasten, Patrology, vol. I: The Beginnings of Patristic Literature, from the Apostle’s Creed to Irenaeus (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1983) 119. [The Protoevangelium of James,] most probably, was a product of the middle of the second century, and certainly was … Continue reading

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