Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Different Forms of “Idios” in John 1:11

At church last Sunday, I learned something about the Greek of John 1:11.  Some of my readers may already know what I am about to share, but it was new to me, since I have not read the Gospel of … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The People’s Book

Jennifer Powell McNutt and David Lauber, ed.  The People’s Book: The Reformation and the Bible.  IVP Academic, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. As the title indicates, this book is about the Protestant Reformation and the Bible.  It consists … Continue reading

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Notes on Kant and Aquinas Against Anselm

Originally posted on Theologians, Inc.:
“Thus when I think a thing, through whichever and however many predicates I like (even in its thoroughgoing determination), not the least bit gets added to the thing when I posit in addition that this…

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Mettinger-aniconism

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I am not ready to start a longer term reading project.  So I am reading some online articles.  I am struck by the quality of some of what is available online. Today I am linking to…

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Book Write-Up: Contours of the Kuyperian Tradition

Craig G. Bartholomew.  Contours of the Kuyperian Tradition: A Systematic Introduction.  IVP Academic, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Craig G. Bartholomew teaches philosophy and religion at Redeemer University College, which is in Ancaster, Ontario.  His book, Contours of … Continue reading

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Guillaume-narrative and calendar

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I had been traveling for a couple of weeks. So when I was back in my home church Sunday, I had to reorient myself. I had been gone on Pentecost Sunday, and did not think about…

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Church Write-Up: Living in the Past and Moving On

The pastor at one of the churches that I attended spoke about some issues that had been in my mind earlier that week.  They included dwelling in the past, and the fears that result from remembering past experiences.  That was … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Ragamuffin Gospel, by Brennan Manning

Brennan Manning.  The Ragamuffin Gospel: Special Anniversary Edition.  Multnomah, 2015.  See here to buy the book.  (I think that is the edition I am reviewing here, though there was nothing by Michael W. Smith in the book that I read, … Continue reading

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Review: Two Views on Homosexuality, The Bible and the Church

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
Two Views on Homosexuality, The Bible, and the Church, Preston Sprinkle (ed.), William Loader, Megan K. DeFranza, Wesley Hill, Stephen R. Holmes (contributors). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2016. Summary: Four biblical scholars and theologians, two holding…

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Distorted relationships

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