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

Originally posted on 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…

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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

Originally posted on 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…

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