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Bauckham on The Theology of Revelation

Since childhood, Revelation, or The Apocalypse of St. John, has been one of my favorite books in the Bible. The imagery and drama captured my imagination, and the promise of a city where there is no sorrow has gotten me … Continue reading

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Paul and the Faithfulness of God

I’ve been waiting for volume 4 in N.T. Wright’s magisterial Christian Origins and the Question of God series for a long time. Thankfully the long-awaited return from exile has come near in the form of 3 books: Paul and the Faithfulness of … Continue reading

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Hays on Intertextuality in Paul

“‘The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart.’ The texts that envelop us speak through us; resonant speech discovers typologies that interpret present experience through the language of predecessors. But these typologies come to us unbidden, … Continue reading

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Keener on Miracles

Yet our current understanding of “ordinary” does not comprehensively describe reality, and before we dismiss all possibility of suprahuman intervention, we are obligated to make explicit and evaluate the presupposition on which such a wholesale dismissal would be based. If … Continue reading

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Wright on the Last Supper

“It is now becoming more widely recognized, I think, that the synoptic evangelists present the  Last Supper as a “new Temple” moment. Jesus, having pronounced God’s judgment on the old Temple in his dramatic action and then his discourse on … Continue reading

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Michael Bird on Justification and Corporate Vindication

“The justification of the ungodly cannot be isolated from the public vindication of the people of God. What drives the biblical concept of vindication (and Pauline notion of justification) is not the problem of how sinners can find a gracious … Continue reading

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Look at Jesus

I’ve been posting a lot of Wright videos lately, but this was too good to not reblog.

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