Daily Archives: October 9, 2018

Review: From Good News to Gospels

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
From Good News to Gospels,  David Wenham (Foreword by Donald A. Hagner). Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2018. Summary: Explores the role of oral tradition as a source for the written gospels. Depending…

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In God’s Time

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Stiglitz vs. Summers

Originally posted on occasional links & commentary:
Mark Tansey, “Source of the Loue” (1988) Two giants of mainstream economics—Joseph Stiglitz and Lawrence Summers—have been engaged in an acrimonious, titanic battle in recent weeks. The question is, what’s it all about?…

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“The LORD is not divided, not composite, not partly here and partly there, partly this and partly that, partly now and partly then”

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
I have begun a slow read of Paul Griffith’s dogmatic reflections on the last things—Decreation. After only a chapter or two I realized that I had before me a book of intellectual depth and speculative…

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The Principle of an “Eye for an Eye” – Matthew 5:38-42

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
The tradition of the Mosaic Law was a “one for one” retribution. In legal terms, this is known as lex talonis (law according to kind). A similar principle appears in the Code of Hammurabi, although…

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Crying Wolf

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
I’m sure everybody has seen the new environment report. And I’m sure everybody understands that very few people will care. It’s hard to notice a real problem when there is a barrage of apocalyptic…

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The Futility of Theology

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