Tremper Longman on Genesis

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Tremper Longman III Genesis The Story of God Bible Commentary, Zondervan 2016.Available at Zondervan. By Jill Firth The Story of God Bible Commentary has a “story-centric” approach which locates the biblical text within the whole sweep of the biblical narrative. The series firstly

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Post-Commentary Reflections on Philippians

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In partnership with Nijay Gupta, I have finished writing a commentary on Philippians for the NCBC series (ed. BW3). Coming Soon!!! Here are the basics of what I’ve learned and what surprised me: I’m pretty certain it was written in Ephesus not Rome. I can’t get into the compilation theory, I

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Jesus the Priest?

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Nicholas PerrinJesus the PriestGrand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2019.Available at Baker Academic. Nicholas Perrin (Wheaton College) has completed the second volume of his trilogy of books about Jesus. The tirst one was Jesus the Temple and the next one will be Jesus the

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Asian Christian Theology

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Okay folks, one of the top theology books for 2019, a major publishing event for sure, is this one: Timoteo D Gener and Stephen T Pardue (eds), Asian Christian Theology: Evangelical Perspectives (London: Langham, 2019). TIMOTEO D. GENER (PhD, Fuller Theological

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Mondays with Moo – Rom 1:18-32

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More from Douglas Moo’s second edition of Romans, this time on Rom 1:18-32. Every person is ‘without excuse’ because every person – whether a first-century pagan or a twenty-first-century materialist – has been given a knowledge of God and has spurned that knowledge in favor of idolatry, in all

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A Taxonomy of Today’s Fake Gospels

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I read that Charlie Chaplin once entered a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest and came second. The judges could not tell the true Chaplain from the fake Chaplin. Sadly, many Christians cannot tell a true gospel from a fake one. The danger is that if someone proclaims a false gospel then you

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Submission in Philippians 2:5-11

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Great quote from M. Sydney Park about submission in the Christ Hymn of Philippians 2: “Submission, as portrayed in Philippians, is not the consequence of oppression or coercion. Rather, it is offered freely, and reflects the self-giving character of God in the salvation events (2.6-11).

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Mondays with Moo on Romans

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I’m teaching Romans again this semester, so I’m going to gradually read through the second edition of Douglas Moo’s The Letter to the Romans, second edition (2018) every Monday as preparation. So far I can say that this is a great update to an already terrific volume! What emerges as

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The Rhythm of the Christian Life

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Brian J. WrightThe Rhythm of the Christian Life: Recapturing the Joy of Life TogetherAbilene: Leafwood Publishers, 2019.Available at Amazon.com. This book by my former PhD student Dr. Brian Wright resources Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together for a pattern of modern discipleship. The

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Why Be Anglican, Why Get Ordained?

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By Elizabeth Webster Why be Anglican and why be ordained? These are the questions that Mike asked me to write on half-yelling across the courtyard at Ridley in a way that only Mike can. They’re good questions, especially when there are so many options out there; but the more that I have spent

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