Daily Archives: January 4, 2017

“Religion in the Achaemenid Persian Empire”

Originally posted on The Biblical Review:
? Religion in the Achaemenid Persian Empire. Edited by Diana Edelman, Anne Fitzpatrick-McKinley, and Philippe Guillaume. Tubingen, Germany: 2016, Mohr Siebeck, pp. 390.  Following in the footsteps of the volume entitled Assessing Biblical and…

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A Life Lived for Us: The Righteousness of God and the Vicarious Humanity of Christ in Wright, Torrance and the Reformation

Originally posted on Theologians, Inc.:
Deep within his Big Paul Book, N.T. Wright (foot)notes his disagreement with the classic Reformed doctrine of the active and passive obedience of Christ. More precisely: it’s not so much that he disagrees with the…

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Book Write-Up: Preaching Old Testament Narratives, by Benjamin H. Walton

Benjamin H. Walton.  Preaching Old Testament Narratives.  Grand Rapids: Kregel Ministry, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. Benjamin H. Walton has a D.Min. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and has lectured at many Christian universities and seminaries. As the title … Continue reading

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Eternal Generation and “Monogenēs”

Originally posted on Biblical Reasoning:
The doctrine of eternal generation does not stand or fall with how one translates “monogenēs.” While Lee Irons has helpfully argued that the term probably had the connotation of “only begotten” in the fourth century…

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