Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

Indoctrination or exploration?

Originally posted on the Way?:
I was looking today at the notes prepared by a church for their Bible study groups, and I had a minor epiphany. Really minor, but I thought worth sharing. Comprehension, or stimulation? The questions were…

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First Peter

Originally posted on The Jesus Memoirs:
Reception “This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you…” (2 Peter 3:1) “And the same writer [Papias of Hierapolis] uses testimonies from the first Epistle of John and from that…

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Murphy-O’Connor-appreciation and caveat

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I’ve completed Jerome Murphy-O’Connor’s Paul: A Critical Life.  It was a great read. He used his vast knowledge of the 1st century Hellenistic world to flesh out Paul’s life. There was much in the book that…

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