Top Posts & Pages
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Why Sin Matters (McMinn): a book review
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- Did David Know That Uriah Knew (Assuming Uriah Knew)?
- The Two Witnesses in Apocalypse of Elijah and the Gospel of Nicodemus
- Deuteronomy 24:4: Why Was the Ex-Wife Defiled?
- Dostoevsky, Hitler, and Universalism
- Book Write-Up: Blue Like Jazz, by Donald Miller
- Archaeologically Invisible
- Common Dreams: Biden Applauded for Executive Order Targeting ‘Insidious’ Anti-Worker Practices
- Book Write-Up: The Path of Faith, by Brandon D. Crowe
- Glenn Greenwald: Questions About the FBI’s Role in 1/6 Are Mocked Because the FBI Shapes Liberal Corporate Media
- Books Write-Up: Worshiping with the Reformers; Understanding Gender Dysphoria
- Book Write-Up: Postmortem Opportunity, by James Beilby
- “The New War on Terror”
- “The Tulsa Libel”
- Book Write-Up: Jeremiah, by Derek Kidner
- Book Write-Up: Does God Exist?, by W. David Beck
- Book Write-Up: The Great Deformation, by David A. Stockman
Monthly Archives: March 2014
Theodore J. Weeden. Mark—-Traditions in Conflict. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1971. I decided to read this book when I saw that it was mentioned in a book that Richard Bauckham edited, The Gospels for All Christians: Rethinking the Gospel Audiences. The … Continue reading
Originally posted on Jesus Without Baggage:
I was in college in the mid-70s when an extreme discipleship program reached out and touched me. It was the Shepherding Movement that began with a group of six prominent Charismatic pastors. These pastors…
At church this morning, the pastor was talking about a person who was born again. This person confessed that there was still darkness within him, but he said that things are different for him now, and that this is not … Continue reading
I have two items for my blog post today about I Chronicles 3: 1. V 3 states that David had Ithream “by Eglah his wife” (KJV). This stood out to me because the chapter mentions other women by whom David … Continue reading
For its Bible study, my church is going through The Easter Experience: What If What Happened Then Changes Everything Now? Last night, we did Session 4, “my life has a plan”. The lesson was about how life does not always … Continue reading
Originally posted on the archives near Emmaus:
Rudolf Bultmann For as long as I’ve known the name “Rudolf Bultmann” it has been presented to me as something akin to “Darth Vader” or “Cruella De Vil”, i.e., the arch-liberal, the arch-nemesis…
Not long ago, I was reading a post that was critical of the institutional church. Someone was saying that she felt alienated and alone when attending church. A pro-church commenter then rushed in, saying that we should focus more on … Continue reading
Irina Levinskaya. The Book of Acts in Its First Century Setting, Volume 5: The Book of Acts in Its Diaspora Setting. Grand Rapids, William B.Eerdmans/Carlisle: The Paternoster Press, 1996. This book is the fifth volume of a series about the … Continue reading