The God of All Comfort: Trinity and Trauma

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My colleague, Scott Harrower, has a new book about to release on God of All Comfort: A Trinitarian Response to the Horrors of This Age (Bellingham, WA: Lexham, April 2019). This is a book that combines the new area of trauma studies with the old area of trinitarian theology. Here is the blurb:

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My Publishing Pipeline for 2019/20

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For those interested in what I’m up to on the publishing side of things, here’s what is scheduled to come out. Soonish First and foremost is The New Testament in its World with N.T. Wright, bigger than Ben Hur, basically the lifetime work of N.T. Wright in NT Intro form with supplements from me

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Apostle Paul and the Epistle to Diognetus

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If we have to identify the largest single influence on the Epistle to Diognetus it would have to be the Apostle Paul.[1] Ernst Dassman comments that, ‘The utilization of Pauline theology reaches an astonishing intensity in the epistle to Diognetus’[2] and ‘not merely in the abundance of Pauline

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Reformation Interpretation of the Psalms

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Herman J. Selderhuis (ed)Psalms 73–150. Old Testament Volume 8, Reformation Commentary on Scripture.Downers Grove, IVP Academic, 2018.Available at IVP. In the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, we are invited to read the Scriptures with the Reformers, joining scholars in appreciating

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Works of the Law in the Second Century

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Matthew J. ThomasPaul’s “Works of the Law” in the Perspective of Second Century ReceptionWUNT 2.468; Tubingen: Mohr/Siebeck, 2018.Available at Mohr-Siebeck. Matthew Thomas has written a great book on “works of the law” (erga nomou) in Christian writings of the second century. Paul maintains

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Gold and Diamond Memberships

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Posted on January 2, 2019 The start of the year is one of the best times to think about storing up some prepaid credits in your PraiseCharts account. We designed this program many years ago, specifically for people who make use of PraiseCharts on a regular basis. If you want to make the most of

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Book Review: The Morals of the Story

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David Baggett and Marybeth BaggettThe Morals of the Story: Good News about a Good God Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2018.Available at Amazon.com By reverend Andrew Esnouf On a recent interstate holiday, my wife and I had dinner with an old friend and her partner. The food was lovely, the

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I Wish You All A Very unPuritan Christmas!

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Merry Christmas to all, here’s what the Puritans thought about Christmas: “The Puritans, known for their religious fervor, hated Christmas. A law was passed in 1659 outlawing the celebration of Christmas, and a five-shilling fine was levied against anyone ‘found observing, by abstinence from

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Justification in the Second Century

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Brian J. ArnoldJustification in the Second Century.Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2018.Available at Baylor Uni Press. For some reason, at ETS and SBL, random people sometimes just give me books, usually their book. To be honest, I might browse them or flick through them, but I don’t always

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Top Worship Songs from 2018

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Posted on December 19, 2018 Are you looking for fresh songs to help launch the New Year right? We have complied a list of the top 100 songs from 2018. Check out songs from all of your favourite artists! Who You Say I Am (Hillsong Worship) Here Comes Heaven (Elevation Worship) You Say (Lauren

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