Daily Archives: April 4, 2017

How Should We Think of Religion in Ancient Israel?

Originally posted on The Biblical Review:
? The Merneptah Stele (originally at Wikipedia) In a 2015 article written by Christoph Uehlinger, he questions how scholars who study ancient Israel think about ancient Israelite religion within its larger southern Levantine and…

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Levenson-God’s command “Love me!”

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I am going to reverse Jon Levenson’s final chapter in his The Love of God and start at the end. The chapter is about the problem of how the love of God relates to modernity. He discusses how more…

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Book Write-Up: Salvation by Allegiance Alone

Matthew W. Bates.  Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King.  Baker Academic, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Matthew W. Bates has a doctorate from the University of Notre Dame and teaches … Continue reading

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