Tag Archives: Matthew

Book Write-Up: Matthew and Empire, by Warren Carter

Warren Carter.  Matthew and Empire: Initial Explorations.  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Trinity Press International, 2001. Warren Carter argues that Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew was against the Roman empire and its oppression of Israel.  That’s not the message one often hears … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Biblical Hermeneutics, Five Views

Stanley E. Porter and Beth Stovell, ed.  Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views.  Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic, 2012. I would like to thank Intervarsity Press for my review copy of this book. As the title indicates, this view contains five views … Continue reading

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What Kind of Lamb, and How Will He Remove Sin?

In John 1:29, John the Baptist says that Jesus is the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.  (I draw here from the KJV.)  This passage has long puzzled me.  Did John the Baptist believe that … Continue reading

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Starting John’s Gospel: The Way It Happened

I started Lee Harmon’s John’s Gospel: The Way It Happened.  I’d like to thank Lee for sending me my Advanced Reader Copy. This book is a sequel to another book that Lee wrote, Revelation: The Way It Happened.  I have … Continue reading

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