The Making of Christian Morality

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David G. HorrellThe Making of Christian Morality: Reading Paul in Ancient and Modern ContextsGrand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2019.Available at Eerdmans and Koorong. This volume of collected essays by David Horrell covers aspects of Paul’s churches, Pauline ethics, and ethical readings of Paul.

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Gender Identity and the Image of God

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Branch, J. Alan.Affirming God’s Image: Addressing the Transgender Question with Science and Scripture.Bellingham WA: Lexham, 2019.Available at Logos. Review by Suzanne Day Affirming God’s Image: Addressing the Transgender Question with Science and Scripture is a concise, well-researched book

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Things to Do at ETS/IBR/SBL (2019)

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Okay, for my annual list of “things to do” this biblical studies conference season. ETS Don’t forget to wear your MAGA hats: Make Anglicanism Great Again! Buy the DVD version of The New Testament in its World, apparently I’m better in person than print. Get some fish tacos. Gaslamp

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The Apostle Paul as Theologizer

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Nice quote from James Dunn on the apostle Paul as not so much a theologian but as a theologizer: Writing a theology of Paul, in other words, is like trying to listen to a sequence of varied dialogues, of which we can hear clearly one side of the dialogue, but which we must understand as […]

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Jesus According to the New Testament

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James D. G. DunnJesus According to the New TestamentGrand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2019.Foreword by Rowan WilliamsAvailable at Eerdmans and Amazon.com. Experienced New Testament scholar James D. G. Dunn has published his research on Christian origins in numerous commentaries, books, and

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Welcome to the Planet Theology Podcast

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Now out, the Planet Theology Podcast, with myself, Scott Harrower, and Chris Porter, plus lots of guests. A podcast where we keep you plugged into all things about theology, biblical studies, psychology, and church history. We’ve had so much fun filming episodes so far, lots of great

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Behind the Scenes of the Old Testament

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Edited by Jonathan S. Greer, John W. Hilber, and John H. WaltonBehind the Scenes of the Old Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical ContextsGrand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2018.Available at Baker and Koorong. By Andrew Judd We ask a lot of students of the Old Testament: not only do we expect them

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Recovering the Message of the Gospels

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Paul Borgman and Kelly James ClarkWritten to be Heard: Recovering the Messages of the Gospels Grand Rapids MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2019.Available at Eerdmans and Koorong By Laura Thierry Written to be Heard: Recovering the Messages of the Gospels is written in view of the premise that ‘The

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Priscilla – A Novel

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Ben Witherington IIIPriscilla: The Life of an Early Christian Downers Grove, IL: IVP AcademicAvailable at IVP and Koorong By Laura Thierry A particularly joy-inducing trend in biblical scholarship at present is that of the biblical scholar turned novelist. In response to the reality that we are

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Israel’s vocation in Romans 2-3

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N.T. Wright contends that “Israel should have been – had been called to be – the divine answer to the world’s problem; and that, instead, Israel is itself fatally compromised with the very same problem.”[1] Wright bases this on Paul’s words that Israel as whole was “entrusted with the oracles

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