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from The Good Book Blog
by Kenneth Berding
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 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...
April 1, 2011
It is rare for someone using critical methods to argue for a position more conservative than that taken by most conservatives. Such is the case with David Trobisch's argument for the dating of the ...
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 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...
by Robert B. Price
February 4, 2011
How do you introduce the great Protestant reformer Martin Luther in under 1,000 words—plus a picture or two? His life, his works, his doctrines, his impact? One standard biography (Brecht) runs 1,3...
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 ...
September 27, 2011
In A.D. 410, the eternal and (so it was thought) invincible city of Rome was invaded by a foreign army. How could this have happened? Many pagans thought they knew who was to blame: the Christians....
from Neuroscience and the Soul
by Richard Swinburne and Steven L Porter
September 13, 2012
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February 14, 2011
Hey, if you can summarize Luther in 1,000 words, Calvin should be no problem. Not that Calvin's any less interesting than Luther, just less open. In tens of thousands of pages of his surviving writ...