Daily Archives: September 1, 2015

GTA, Mary Magdalene, and the Last Temptation of Christ

I forgot something in my blog post yesterday about Robert Price’s The Da Vinci Fraud. On page 36, Price states: “Was something going on between Jesus and Mary Magdalene?  You don’t have to read the Gospel of Philip to suspect … Continue reading

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The Jerusalem Council: More Law, Random Rules, or Something Else?

Originally posted on Reformedish:
One of the key interpretive puzzles in the book of Acts comes towards the end of chapter 15 with the famous decision of the Jerusalem Council on the inclusion of the Gentiles. Jesus’ commission to the…

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An Anarchist Reading of Romans 13; Lloyd Pietersen

Originally posted on Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception:
The keynote session of the 2015 Newman Research Centre for the Bible and its Reception conference (Dead Letters and Living Words) was given by Dr Lloyd Pietersen who presented a…

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How Does Dr. Constantine Campbell Keep his Greek?

and Hebrew, and Aramaic, and Syriac, and German, and French, and… Budding biblical scholars are often daunted by the prospect of learning and maintaining at least four languages. Dr. Constantine Campbell concludes Keep Your Greek: Strategies for Busy People by…

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