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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 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...
by Alan W Gomes
January 31, 2012
Tonight we are about to celebrate the Lord's Supper, in which we focus our thoughts on the marvelous work of redemption that Christ accomplished for us. In the next 10 minutes or so, I'd like us to...
by Robert B. Price
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....
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 ...
from Neuroscience and the Soul
by Richard Swinburne and Steven L Porter
September 13, 2012
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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...
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 Ashish J Naidu
October 6, 2011
I was discussing the topics of Gnosticism and Monarchianism with my students in class recently and asked them a question: what do these two views have in common? The answer: a very divisive or bifu...