Daily Archives: September 20, 2017

Book Write-Up: Our Deepest Desires

Gregory E. Ganssle.  Our Deepest Desires: How the Christian Story Fulfills Human Aspirations.  IVP Academic, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Gregory E. Ganssle teaches philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, which is at Biola University.  Ganssle articulates his … Continue reading

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The Audience of Hebrews

Originally posted on The Jesus Memoirs:
The Audience of Hebrews Provenance Jerusalem or Judaea in General: This is supported by some Patristic authorities and by Miniscule 81 (11th century) which has the title “To the Hebrews, written from Rome by…

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Early Textual Transmission of Christian Texts

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
Assumptions and claims about the transmission of the texts of early Christian writings continue to require correction.  Old assumptions and claims die slowly, advocates sometimes seeming so wedded to them that they exhibit…

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Murphy-O’Connor-back-and-forth with Corinth

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I wrote extensively about 1 Corinthians in 2013 when I read through John Hurd’s now-out-of-print The Origins of 1 Corinthians.  See here. Now  I have come to  the portion of Jerome Murphy-O’Connor’s Paul: a Critical Life…

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