Daily Archives: April 2, 2019

Atonement by crucifixion — Triablogue

Reblogging for future reference: Historically, many Arminians reject penal substitution. They agree with Calvinists that if Jesus died to satisfy God’s justice on behalf of the redeemed, then all the redeemed must be saved, since there’s no judicial basis for … Continue reading

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A historical mistake about Jesus and ritual purity

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
This is a reflection about purity and Jesus. Scholars have frequently used Jesus’ attitude toward purity to explain his teaching about openness to all people. Cecelia Wassen (“The Jewishness of Jesus and Ritual Purity”, here) shows…

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The Truth about Donald Trump and His Collusion and Criminality — Richard Carrier

Reblogging for future reference: I long ago predicted the results of the Mueller report and I am confident they are indeed exactly as Barr describes them. Emphasis on exactly. Conservatives often fail at reading comprehension. So they trip and faceplant … Continue reading

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“We don’t know what Jesus looked like” — Triablogue

In my experience, there are roughly three objections to “pictures of Jesus”. One invokes the 2nd Commandment. That’s an important objection, which raises a number of complex issues. 324 more words via “We don’t know what Jesus looked like” — Triablogue

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Is Everyone a Christian Who Claims to Be a Christian? — Roger E. Olson

Reblogging for future reference: Is Everyone a Christian Who Claims to Be a Christian? One of my biggest frustrations as a Christian blogger who is also a noted Christian theologian is that many people seem to think that “Christianity” is … Continue reading

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Scottish Theology as an Antidote to The Gospel Coalition’s Calvinism — The Evangelical Calvinist

The Gospel Coalition’s annual conference is currently underway. I thought, once again, I would repost a post that gets into some material critique of the sort of Federal Calvinism that funds TGC’s theology. It disheartens me that TGC, and other … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Rapture, the Tribulation, and Beyond, by B.D. Hyman

B.D. Hyman. The Rapture, the Tribulation, and Beyond. 2002. See here to buy the book. B.D. Hyman is the daughter of actress Bette Davis. Hyman is a Christian minister. I first learned of her from the 2017 miniseries Feud, which … Continue reading

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