Will Timmins on the Purpose of Romans

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Over at Themelios is a good article on “Why Paul Wrote Romans: Putting the Pieces Together,” which gives a good summary of the manifold reasons why Paul wrote: missionary, pastoral, and apologetic. Timmins provides a sensible overview of the textual data, deals with the issues it throws up

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Where Should Theology Begin?

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Whereas patristic, medieval theologians, and early Reformed confession began with God as the starting point for theology (e.g. Apostles’s Creed; Origen, First Principles; John of Damascus, Orthodox Faith; Anselm, Prologion;  Peter Lombard, Sentences; Aquinas, Summa Theologica; Augsburg

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Ed Stetzer one-on-one with Brian Rosner

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Over at CT, Ed Stetzer talks to Brian Rosner about his book Known by God and they go into all sorts of topics related to personal identity and theology. Ed: What would you say to the issues of our day where people ‘self-identify’ in ways that Christians might find problematic to the Scriptures?

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The N.T. Wright Festschrift

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One God, One People, One Future: Essays in Honour of N. T. WrightEdited by John Anthony Dunne & Eric LewellenLondon: SPCK, 2018.Available on Amazon.com.uk I was honoured to have been able to contribute to the N.T. Wright festschrift to celebrate his scholarship and his influence upon a

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Craig Keener on the “Israel of God”

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I’m reading over Craig Keener’s Galatians (NCBC; Cambridge: CUP, 2018), trademark Keener, readable and suffused with historical descriptions, lots of great remarks on the background and theological significance of the letter. Rather liked Keener’s take on the “Israel of God” in Gal 6:16: Paul

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