Daily Archives: December 19, 2013

Review of @FortressPress Paul and the Faithfulness of God (pt. 1)

Originally posted on Theological Musings:
Earlier this month saw the publication of the much-anticipated fourth volume in the Christian Origins and the Question of God Series. N.T. Wright’s Paul and the Faithfulness of God is a tour de force in…

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Book Write-Up: Ritual and Rhetoric in Leviticus

James W. Watts.  Ritual and Rhetoric in Leviticus: From Sacrifice to Scripture.  Cambridge University Press, 2007. Watts argues in this book that Leviticus 1-16 employs rhetoric to uphold the authority of the Aaronide priests.  Watts notes examples in the Hebrew … Continue reading

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The Final Days 12

On page 378 of The Final Days, we read of the following interaction between two officials in the Nixon Administration, Raymond Price and Ben Stein: “‘Here’s your chance to do something great,’ Price instructed.  ‘Write a speech that will bring … Continue reading

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