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from From the Table
by Greg S Peters
September 26, 2014
What does it mean to be "in but not of the world"? Could it be possible that modern Christians could learn about cultural engagement from an ancient desert monk? Greg Peters, a theologian, historia...
from Neuroscience and the Soul
by Richard Swinburne and Steven L Porter
September 13, 2012
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from The Good Book Blog
by Kenneth Berding
July 30, 2012
This is my last post (at least in this series) on the Apostolic Fathers. But together with my class, we have come up with a list of thumbnail descriptions to help us remember the various writings o...
July 23, 2012
Here's a chapter written by an unknown early Christian to an unbeliever named Diognetus that is well-worth the three minutes it will take you to read it. This evangelist and apologist refers to Chr...
July 16, 2012
We had quite a lively conversation in my Apostolic Fathers class the other evening after reading The Epistle of Barnabas. (BTW, it was not written by the biblical Barnabas; and the attribution to B...
July 9, 2012
I'm still teaching my summer class on the Apostolic Fathers. We just had a discussion in class about the Shepherd of Hermas. Hermas claims to have had lots of visions and appearances of angels (one...
July 2, 2012
A lot of critical-leaning biblical scholars dispute Paul's authorship of the Pastoral Letters: 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus. Recently there has been a bit of movement toward greater acceptance o...
June 25, 2012
I have recently been convicted about the content of my praying. This has come about especially through meditating on the prayers of the Apostle Paul. What were the subjects that he thought worthwhi...
by Uche Anizor
June 18, 2012
As one who is kind of obsessed with questions of method in theology, I found some summary comments by T. F. Torrance on the relation of history and tradition to theological formulation helpful. He ...
June 14, 2012
Right now I'm teaching a summer readings course on the Apostolic Fathers. Ten students are reading with me such documents as 1 Clement, the Letters of Ignatius, Polycarp's Letter to the Philippians...