Category Archives: Hermeneutics

The Scriptures Made Strange

A post of mine has just been published over on the Theopolis Institute website. Within it, I argue for the importance of attending to the material (and digital) forms in which we engage with and produce the Scriptures: The Bible … Continue reading

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The Levite, the Concubine, and Israel’s Story

A piece of mine has just been published over on the Theopolis Institute. Within it, I explore the broader scriptural themes that are in play in the story of the Levite and his concubine in Judges 19. The story of … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Samuel, Bible, Exodus, Genesis, Guest Post, Hermeneutics, Hosea, Judges, OT, OT Theology, Theological | 1 Comment

A Truth Above All Contexts: Daniel Kirk, Whiteness, and the Theological Interpretation of Scripture

A piece of mine written in response to Daniel Kirk’s criticism of the ‘whiteness’ of reading Scripture according to the Rule of Faith has just been posted over on Mere Orthodoxy. If Theological Interpretation of Scripture needs to question the … Continue reading

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The Eternal Subordination of the Son Controversy: 7. Reconciling Scripture and Dogma

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 The seventh part of my treatment … Continue reading

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A Musical Case For Typological Realism E-Book

My Theopolis Institute series on a musical case for typological realism is now available for free download in e-book format from their site.

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On Not Getting the Joke

Ian Paul has just posted on the necessity of interpretation in our engagement with the Bible. While I broadly agree with the point that he is trying to make and share his concerns about the position he is tackling, the … Continue reading

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Hero’s Theme

I have just guest posted over on the Theopolis Institute, where I make a case for a figural reading of the story of Rahab. Rahab represents something even greater in the book of Revelation. In Revelation we see a woman … Continue reading

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