Category Archives: Bible

The Politics of the Blessing of Abram

I have just posted over on Political Theology Today, on the subject of the call and blessing of Abram in Genesis 12:1-4a: In the call of Abram and the outworking of the blessing upon him and covenant with him, we … Continue reading

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The Politics of Premature Rule

I’ve just posted over on the Political Theology Today blog, on the subject of the Fall as a story of premature rule: The example of the adam and his wife should be a cautionary one for us, encouraging us to … Continue reading

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The Eternal Subordination of the Son Controversy: 9. Indivisible Divine Authority in Mutually Defining Relations

1. The Debate So Far 2. Survey of Some Relevant Material 3. Subordination 4. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 1) 5. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 2) 6. The Tension Between Bible and Doctrine 7. Reconciling Scripture and Dogma 8. κεφαλή … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians, Bible, Christology, Doctrine of God, Guest Post, NT, NT Theology, The Triune God, Theological | 5 Comments

The Politics of Cosmic Praise

I’ve just posted a reflection on Psalm 148 over on the Political Theology Today blog. The unifying telos of the entire cosmic, animate creatures and inanimate bodies alike, is the worship of YHWH. Where William Paley imagined the world as … Continue reading

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The Politics of Sentinels

I’ve written a Christmas reflection over on the Political Theology Today blog. Advent continually returns us to the posture of vigilant and expectant watchers, looking for the coming of Christ in our lives, communities, and world. Christmas calls us to … Continue reading

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Podcast: Incarnation Anyway?

  Merry Christmas, everyone! As a special Christmas episode—and our final episode of 2016—this week Derek, Matt and I discuss the Incarnation. In particular, we ask whether, if humanity had not sinned, Christ would still have come. Much theological nerdiness … Continue reading

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Pentecost as Ecclesiology

There is an article of mine in the latest edition of Ad Fontes, in which I argue that Luke’s account of the Day of Pentecost in Acts 2 offers us an ecclesiology in nuce. You can subscribe to the digital … Continue reading

Posted in Acts, Bible, Exodus, Genesis, Guest Post, NT, NT Theology, Numbers, OT, OT Theology, The Church, Theological | 2 Comments