Daily Archives: October 5, 2018

What are the historical arguments for the post-mortem appearances of Jesus?

Originally posted on WINTERY KNIGHT:
Sherlock Holmes and John Watson are going to take a look at the data Eric Chabot of Ratio Christi Ohio State University has a great post up about the post-mortem appearances of Jesus. The post contains: a…

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Theistic Personalism and the Erosion of Classical Christian Theism

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
Readers of Eclectic Orthodoxy know that Calvinism is, to put it mildly, “beyond my sympathies” (to use a phrase that Tolkien liked). But there are Calvinist theologians out there from which we can learn a…

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The Offense of Jesus’s Teaching on Adultery and Oaths

Reading Acts Perhaps an audience of Jewish listeners would have resonated with Jesus’s statements on murder (5:21-26) and adultery (5:27-30). At least in principle everyone can agree that anger and lust are the internal motivations for the external sins of … Continue reading

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St. Francis de Sales on Liberty of Spirit

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Book Plunge: Light From The Christian East

Book Plunge: Light From The Christian East

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Book Write-Up: An Introduction to the Old Testament, by John Goldingay

John Goldingay.  An Introduction to the Old Testament: Exploring Text, Approaches and Issues.  IVP Academic, 2015.  See here to purchase the book. John Goldingay is a biblical scholar who teaches Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary.  As the title indicates, … Continue reading

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Liberty of Spirit — SaintlySages

St. Paul addresses the issue of liberty of spirit when he assures the Romans: “You have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear; but ye have received the spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry: Abba, Father.” … Continue reading

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Eerdmans October Kindle Sale — EerdWord

Celebrating Protestantism in October. Prices good through October 31st, 2018. * * * ReadingJonathanEdwards $4.99 A Documentary History of Religion in America to 1877 $2.99 A Documentary History of Religion in America from 1877 $2.99 A History of Biblical Interpretation, … Continue reading

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A Selfish Praying Church: Breaks the Heart of God — Brandon J. Adams

Reblogging for future reference (namely, the Bible interpretation): Originally posted on The light breaks through: Prayerlessness (James 4: 2b–3) “You don’t have because you don’t ask. 3 You ask and don’t have because you ask with evil intentions, to waste … Continue reading

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Do Not Make Oaths at All! – Matthew 5:33-37

Reading Acts As demonstrated above, there was a great deal of discussion within Second Temple Judaism on the issue of making oaths and vows. Rather than define what sorts of circumstances would allow for an oath or vow could be … Continue reading

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