Daily Archives: August 22, 2018

Great Deals on Second Temple Judaism, the New Testament and early Christianity Books

Reading Acts If you are looking for some good resources on Second Temple Judaism, the New Testament and early Christianity (and do not mind kindle books) there are some great deals from two different publishers right now. First is James … Continue reading

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Leuchter-the wise men of the second temple — theoutwardquest

Mark Leuchter in The Levites and the Boundaries of Israelite Identity comes to a final chapter about the way the Levites developed in the period after Ezra. Remember that he has traced the Levites through several roles. He thinks the … Continue reading

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Retrieving the Modern Conception of God’s Being-in-Becoming For the Sake of the Church; For the Sake of Orthodoxy and Biblical Faithfulness — The Evangelical Calvinist

We will get back to the analogia entis and a doctrine of creation at a later date. In this post we will explore, briefly, a theology proper of God’s being-in-becoming within a dialectical theological frame. What I am going to … Continue reading

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World History and Cultures: The Middle East — Samantha Field

Reblogging for future reference: I sat down to start working on this week’s World History and Cultures post at 2pm. It is now almost 5– that’s how long it took me to factcheck seventeen pages, not including writing this review. … Continue reading

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Some New Arguments for the Principle of Sufficient Reason?

Originally posted on Philosophy of Religion blog:
The Principle of Sufficient Reason (or PSR) states that everything that exists has an explanation for its existence. As Sean Carroll points out, “The PSR is kind of like that bumper sticker that…

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Review: Adventures in Spiritual Warfare

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
Adventures in Spiritual Warfare, William P. Payne (Foreword by Charles H. Kraft). Eugene, OR: Resource Publications, 2018. Summary: A narrative of the author’s awakening to the reality of spiritual warfare and personal evil, and the…

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Book Write-Up: A Great Light, by Jennifer Ball

Jennifer Ball.  The Kingdom to Come, Book 1: A Great Light.  Revelation Publishing, 2018.  See here to buy the book. I felt honored when Jennifer Ball asked me to review her newest Christian fantasy book, A Great Light.  In 2015, … Continue reading

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