Daily Archives: February 18, 2019

Fredriksen-Paul, the synagogue, and corporal punishment

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
I am reading Paula Fredriksen’s Paul, the Pagan’s Apostle. She sets up the context of Paul’s activity in the cities of Syria, Asia Minor, and Greece. The theological background in Judaism was apocalyptic hope. I covered…

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Church Write-Up: Planted by Streams

Here are some items from the LCMS service and Sunday School class: A. The visiting pastor preached about Luke 6:17-26, which are the beatitudes in Luke’s Gospel. Jesus promises blessing to those who are poor, hungry, weeping, and hated on … Continue reading

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