Monthly Archives: January 2007

Legalism and the Rhetoric of the Gospel

‘Legalism’ is a term that has various shades of meaning. On some occasions, ‘legalism’ is a term used to refer to attempts to merit or earn one’s salvation by adherence to moral rules, on other occasions it can refer to … Continue reading

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Some Links

Leithart on Rosenstock-Huessy on Descartes, Marxism and Tribalism. Bill Wilder (who made a helpful series of lectures on N.T. Wright a year or so back) writes a WTJ article on the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, arguing … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know the Words of Jesus?

Trevin Wax links to three quizzes here. I got 10/10/9. The order of the parables in Luke 15-16 was the question I dropped on the advanced quiz.

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The Apostle Paul’s got nothing on the writers of some knitting patterns.

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Miscellaneous Happenings and Links

The inter-semester break has gotten off to a good start, even though I am still having sleeping problems. I have plenty of ways to keep myself occupied and have even succeeded in getting some work done. The last few days … Continue reading

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Jon Barlow on Richard Muller

What St. Muller Really Says Sharing Jon’s frustration with the way that Muller is frequently used as a ‘conversation stopper’ (yes, I have read a number of his books) I am very pleased to see this post. I would also … Continue reading

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The Puritanboard is like those websites which have collections of videos of spectacular crashes, pratfalls, stupid stunts going wrong, accidents with fireworks and the like. However, the clever people on the Puritanboard struck on the innovative idea of trying to … Continue reading

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Three Important Works of Contemporary Theology

Joel has tagged me for the important contemporary theological works meme. Most of the works that I would have chosen have already been mentioned. The following are not the works that I deem to be the three most important of … Continue reading

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FV-related discussions

Tim Gallant responds to Scott Clark on the subject of paedocommunion and 1 Corinthians 11. Jon Barlow’s response to Richard Phillips here and to Scott Clark here are very well written. I must say, I am impressed with how temperate … Continue reading

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1 John 2:19 Discussion

James Jordan’s reading of 1 John 2:19:— “Out from us they went out,” — that is, they set out on teaching missions. “But they were not out from us,” — that is, they had no valid commission from us. “For … Continue reading

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