Monthly Archives: October 2011

Martin Luther Rap

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A few days ago, I listened to a typically thought-provoking talk by Richard Bledsoe, in which he remarked on the place of friendship in the biblical narrative, especially within the gospel of John. It was in conversation with John H … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Be ‘Biblical’?

Richard Beck and Scot McKnight raise the question of what it means to be ‘biblical’. Beck questions the degree to which the Bible can create anything resembling a consensus: Here’s my basic observation: Whatever biblical means it doesn’t mean biblical. What … Continue reading

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The Glory of Kings

I read The Glory of Kings a couple of weeks ago, and just wrote the following review, which I thought that I would also post here. Having been an appreciative reader of James Jordan for over a decade, the prospect … Continue reading

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Other People’s Mail

Over the weekend I spent a very enjoyable and memorable few days at a celebratory get together for my mother’s side of the family. Yesterday, after most of the relatives had returned to their various parts of the country, my … Continue reading

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Chariots and Water

There are occasions when one is struck by the extent to which a biblical motif to which one had previously not attended is present within the text. I recently had the experience when considering the significance of chariots within the … Continue reading

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Adversaria Redivivus

It has been some time since I last blogged seriously, so please be patient with me if it takes me a while to warm up. While I doubt that I will post as heavily here as I have done elsewhere … Continue reading

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