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Monthly Archives: July 2011
At church this morning, the topic of the sermon was growth. The text was Genesis 32:22-32, in which Jacob wrestles with a supernatural being and receives a blessing. The pastor said that we, too, receive a blessing as we grow … Continue reading
For my write-up today of Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus, I will be a little more general than I usually am in my write-ups, since I am a little tired right now. (Although this post will appear … Continue reading
For my weekly quiet time this week, I will blog about Psalm 35 and its interpreters. Here are three items: 1. Psalm 35:15 says (in my translation), “And in my stumbling they rejoiced, and they gathered together; nuchim gathered together … Continue reading
In my reading today of Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus, the topics were Sinai and the Decalogue. Something that I appreciated as I read Childs’ comments on the Sinai story in Exodus 19-20 was how difficult the … Continue reading
In my reading today of Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus, I read forty pages, plus I reread Childs’ “Preface” and “Introduction”. Childs expresses many of the problems I have with the historical-critical method (and I include under … Continue reading
For my write-up today of Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus, I will talk some about his treatment of two topics: the Red Sea event in Exodus 14, and the manna. In Childs’ discussion of these topics, he … Continue reading
In my reading today of Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus, Childs spells out some of the aspects of canonical criticism that I was discussing yesterday: his view that scholars should look at the final form of the … Continue reading
I started Brevard Childs’ commentary on the Book of Exodus. Childs looks at the Book of Exodus from a historical-critical perspective, as he acknowledges such things as various sources and redaction. But Childs also considers the interpretation and use of … Continue reading
I finished Richard Nelson’s commentary on the Book of Joshua. 1. Nelson talks about the distribution of the Promised Land among the tribes in the Book of Joshua, and he dates parts of that story to different times. One historical … Continue reading