Category Archives: Deuteronomy

Video: Was Israel Wrong to Ask for a King?

Today’s question: “Was it a sin for Israel to ask for a king? 1 Sam 8 makes it seem so. But then Deut 17 seemingly gives permission for Israel to ask for a king. How should we think about Israel’s monarchy? … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9; Ephesians 6:10-20; and Mark 7:14-23. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You … Continue reading

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The Politics of Extraordinary Ordinariness

My latest post has just been published over on Political Theology Today. Within Deuteronomy, much of the focus is upon preparation for war in the land and the relationship with other nations is routinely presented in terms of conflict and … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: 40 Days of Exoduses Summary

I am quite some way behind schedule at this point and it is unlikely that I will post more than a couple more this coming week. However, be assured that the series will be finished. We have passed the halfway … Continue reading

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A Successor, a Harlot, and an Invasion – 40 Days of Exoduses (21)

The Republication of the Covenant Our previous study led us to the wilderness side of the Jordan, with the children of Israel preparing to enter into the land. It is at this point that the book of Deuteronomy fits in. … Continue reading

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Sex and Death on the Threshing Floor

A friend asked me yesterday about the significant of the threshing floor in Scripture. I briefly sketched a response to his enquiry, but thought that it would be good to fill out this response in the following post. Perhaps some … Continue reading

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