Daily Archives: November 8, 2018

Biblical Theology of the New Testament — Zwinglius Redivivus

It’s one of the most important NT theology’s ever written (perhaps the most important since Bultmann’s) and it has no, after many years, appeared in translation so that a wider audience can benefit from its brilliance. Since its original publication … Continue reading

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The Latest Volume of the ‘Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception’ is Out — Zwinglius Redivivus

It’s certainly very much worth taking a look at. via The Latest Volume of the ‘Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception’ is Out — Zwinglius Redivivus

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Book Review: Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishmael: Volume Three

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishmael:  Volume Three, translated by Jacob Z. Lauterbach Unfortunately, when I first saw this book online I did not realize that there were three volumes to the work, and so this was…

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Billionaire Logic and the Death of JFK — Vridar

I am going to post in installments an interview that relates to the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Since reading the interview I have followed up some of the information and names mentioned and the more I learn the more … Continue reading

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Romans 2.13; ‘Doers of the Law will be Justified’

Originally posted on spoiledmilks:
Romans 2.13, “For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified.” In Romans 2.1-16, Paul’s flow of thought goes something like…

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Nongbri on John 21 in P66

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
Brent Nongbri has recently blogged about his newly-published article in which he explores the possibility that P.Bodmer 2 (P66) may give us a hint of an earlier copy of the Gospel of John…

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More on Rethinking the Textual Transmission of the Gospels

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
In earlier postings, I’ve questioned the paradigm/model of an early “wild” period of textual transmission of the Gospels and a subsequent/later period of textual stability (here, here, and here). The model may seem intuitively…

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Seeking the Right Goal – Matthew 6:31-34

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
Jesus contrasts how the Gentiles seek after material needs with his own disciples (6:32). A Jewish writer would contrast Jews and Gentiles in this way. Jesus says the Gentile world frets over their needs (and…

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The Centrality of God’s Love: A Response to Greg Boyd’s Cross Vision (III—An Alternative)

Originally posted on Thinking Pacifism:
Ted Grimsrud—November 8, 2018 Greg Boyd’s book on reading the Bible nonviolently, Cross Vision (CV), sets before us a challenge. Is it possible to accept the Bible’s truthfulness while also affirming a consistently pacifist worldview?…

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Three outstanding documentaries

Originally posted on Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist:
Under consideration are three outstanding documentaries, two from the 9th annual NY Documentary Film Festival that opens tomorrow and one available on iTunes. As part of the film festival (Tuesday, Nov 13,…

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