Category Archives: Bible and Theology

Narrative Archaeology: Are You American or Christian? (Part 2)

On Monday I suggested, with a little help from N.T. Wright, that every culture has a worldview, and that any group’s worldview is embodied by a metanarrative or myth.  Both worldview and myth function at a pre-cognitive level, relatively out … Continue reading

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Reforming Evangelicalism: Becoming Trinitarian Dance Partners

While most Evangelicals would confess that their faith is rooted in God, the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, most Evangelicals could not articulate why the doctrine of the Trinity matters to the life of the Church.  And, when this doctrine … Continue reading

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“Will a Man Rob God?” (Malachi 3:8): A Study of Tithing in the Old and New Testaments

Some have recently inquired about the issue of tithing, and while there are numerous resources of greater length, this 24 page paper from conservative, Evangelical, NT scholars, Andreas Köstenberger and David Croteau, is the briefest yet most through treatment of … Continue reading

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Theory of Atonement: Satisfaction

Throughout this Good Friday we are looking at the various theories of the atonement or explanations of what Jesus accomplished on the cross.  This is the third post today, and in this one we turn to the theory of Satisfaction. … Continue reading

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Theory of Atonement: Ransom

Throughout this Good Friday we are looking at the various theories of the atonement or explanations of what Jesus accomplished on the cross.  This is the second post today, and in this one we turn to the theory of Ransom. … Continue reading

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Theory of Atonement: Recapitulation

Throughout Church history Christians have meditated upon Jesus’ work on the cross, and inevitably the question arose, “What precisely was accomplished by Jesus on the cross?”  The bible uses a number of metaphors to describe the work of Jesus on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hearing Her Voice

John Dickson, Senior Minister in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney and Honorary Fellow of the Department of Ancient History, wrote a wonderful e-book Hearing Her Voice: A Case for Women Giving Sermons. As of the writing of this book review, … Continue reading

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