Category Archives: Romans

The Rite of Circumcision: A Response to Dru Johnson

A piece of mine has just been published over on the Theopolis Institute’s website, in which I respond to an article by Dru Johnson. Johnson’s article argues for a close relationship between moral and ritual knowledge and I explore the … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost: Revelation 14:6-7; Romans 3:19-28; John 8:31-36 or Mark 11:12-19. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. … Continue reading

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Podcast: John Barclay’s Paul and the Gift

On the latest Mere Fidelity, Andrew, Derek, Matt, and I talk about the recent book that has been causing a stir in the field of Pauline theology, John Barclay’s Paul & and the Gift. I reviewed the book for Reformation21 … Continue reading

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Presenting Limbs and Organs: Baptism and Sacrificial Ethics

A post of mine on the subject of Baptism and Christian obedience has just been posted over on the Theopolis Institute. It is the second of a three part series and continues the argument begun in my first post ‘Sealed … Continue reading

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Sealed For Resurrection: Baptism and the Objectivity of the Body

The first of a three part series of posts of mine on baptism and the body has just gone up over on the Theopolis Institute. The action of the ritual of baptism isn’t the act of the candidate, but of … Continue reading

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Review of John Barclay’s Paul & the Gift

I have reviewed John Barclay’s outstanding new book, Paul & the Gift, over on Reformation21. This anthropological treatment of ancient and modern understandings of gift paves the way for Barclay’s central thesis: gift/grace is a concept that can legitimately be … Continue reading

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Priestly Service in Romans 6

A few weeks ago I heard a sermon on Romans 6:15-23, during which a number of questions were raised in my mind about the way that the passage should be read. Seeing the second half of Romans 6 referenced in … Continue reading

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