Monthly Archives: March 2014

Book Write-Up: The Book of Acts in Its Diaspora Setting, by Irina Levinskaya

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

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Weaknesses of the Two Source Hypothesis: Minor Agreements

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Milgrom-Molech

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I am reading the commentary Leviticus by Jacob Milgrom The author is among those scholars who accept the evidence that burning children as an offering to Molech was a thing in ancient Israel. Leviticus 18 lists 17…

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Book Write-Up: The Highlander’s Last Song, by George MacDonald

George MacDonald.  The Highlander’s Last Song.  Michael R. Phillips, ed.  Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1986. George MacDonald was a nineteenth century Scottish preacher, whose works had a profound influence on C.S. Lewis.  MacDonald wrote fictional books, and Michael Phillips has graciously … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Nabeel Qureshi.  Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014. Nabeel Qureshi was raised in a warm and loving Ahmadi Muslim home, which lived in the United States and Scotland.  But he became an evangelical … Continue reading

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Of Paul, James, Mattathias, and Phinehas: Works and Reckoned Righteousness

Originally posted on Words on the Word:
Welcome to today’s stop of the book blog tour of Craig A. Evans’s From Jesus to the Church: The First Christian Generation. I’m covering chapter 4, “Phinehan Zeal and Works of the Law: What Paul…

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Day 4: Book Tour for Craig A. Evans’ From Jesus to the Church: James as the Leader of the Jesus Community

Originally posted on the archives near Emmaus:
C.A. Evans, FROM JESUS TO THE CHURCH Welcome to the fourth day/second week of our blog tour for Craig A. Evans’ From Jesus to the Church: The First Christian Generation. A week ago I commented…

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