Daily Archives: December 8, 2014

Mark and the Emergence of Early Christian “Book Culture”

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
Chris Keith’s contribution in the volume of essays given to me recently is an informative and stimulating discussion focusing on the Gospel of Mark, particularly as (probably) the first manuscript-form of Jesus-tradition.  He writes,…

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Berkouwer-the virgin birth, explanation or sign?

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
In The Work of Christ G. C. Berkouwer details the discussion between Emil Brunner and Karl Barth about the virgin birth.  So we get into some heavy Christmas theology. Beginning in the 1920s, Brunner called for…

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Lexical Fallacies by Linguists

Originally posted on Daniel B. Wallace:
Ever since James Barr’s Semantics of Biblical Language, originally published in 1961, introduced students of the Bible to the fascinating field of linguistics, the world of biblical studies has not been the same. Barr…

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Book Write-Up: Faith of My Fathers, by Lynn Austin

Lynn Austin.  Faith of My Fathers.  Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 2006. Faith of My Fathers is the fourth book of Lynn Austin’s Chronicles of the Kings series.  The first three books of the series focus on the righteous biblical King … Continue reading

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