Monthly Archives: January 2018

Book Write-Up: Live Like Jesus, by Putty Putman

Putty Putman.  Live Like Jesus: Discover the Power & Impact of Your True Identity.  Minneapolis: Chosen, 2017.  See here to buy the book. Putty Putman has a Ph.D. in theoretical quantum physics and is the founding director of the School … Continue reading

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Peterson-Judges as a hit-piece on Saul

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I am going to treat Brian Peterson’s discussion of the book of Judges in a positive way. First, I need to express frustration that his approach sometimes appears obscurantist to me.  He treats the judges as…

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Church Write-Up: Is the Law a Transcript of God’s Character?

For church this morning, I attended the Missouri Synod Lutheran church, its Sunday school class on patristic interpretation of the Gospel of John, and the “Word of Faith” church. I will start with the “Word of Faith” church, since my … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Biblical Leadership

Benjamin K. Forrest and Chet Roden, ed.  Biblical Leadership: Theology for the Everyday Leader.  Kregel Academic, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Biblical Leadership: Theology for the Everyday Leader has thirty-three chapters, plus an Introduction and an Epilogue.  It … Continue reading

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Peterson-the editing of Joshua

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I doubt anyone disputes that the Book of Joshua is closely linked to the Book of Deuteronomy.  In Deuteronomy 31 Joshua succeeds Moses as leader.  Joshua 1 and what follows carry on from there. Much of…

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Two Views of Suffering: Atheist Existentialism and Christianity — Douglas Groothuis, Ph.D.

By nature, we all avoid suffering, and suffering comes in so many varieties. We attend funerals and sob. We visited a loved one in a psychiatric unit and wonder how live ever got this bad. We consider animal cruelty and … Continue reading

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Bart Ehrman and Jodi Magness on the Burial of Jesus and the Empty Tomb

Reblogging for future reference.

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