Category Archives: Eschatology

Video: Does New Creation Undermine Natural Law?

Today’s question: “What implications does the promise of new creation have for Christian ethics? Specifically does new creation undermine natural law ethics since we are now to orientate our lives, not towards what is revealed in nature, but towards the new … Continue reading

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Video: Are We Living in the Last Days?

Today’s question: “How should we understand the description of bad behavior in the “Last Days” in 2 Timothy 3? For one, isn’t the list of sinfulness characteristic of a great many ages and time periods? And in fact, its frequently used … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Value of Heaven

While I’ve been away, my Mere Fidelity colleagues have recorded a podcast with a special guest and one of our favourite people, J. Todd Billings. Take a listen! You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to … Continue reading

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The Politics of the Day of the Lord

I’ve posted a reflection on 2 Peter 3:8-15a over on Political Theology Today. Within it, I argue that Christ’s predictions concerning his return within that generation came to pass. I explore Peter’s argument against those questioning Christ’s return and his … Continue reading

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The Politics of Being on the Wrong Side of History

A lectionary reflection of mine on the Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector has just been published over on Political Theology Today. If you think you’ve seen it before, you probably have. It was written for Political Theology … Continue reading

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Transfigured Hermeneutics 10—Transfigural Interpretation

Introduction Transfiguration and Exodus Transfiguration as Theophany Jesus as God’s Glory Face in John’s Gospel The High Priest and the New Temple The Climactic Word The Bright Morning Star Moses’ Veil With Unveiled Faces This is the final part of … Continue reading

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Transfigured Hermeneutics 7—The Bright Morning Star

A few months ago, I started a series over on Reformation21 on the subject of Transfigured Hermeneutics. For various understandable reasons, following a change in editorial direction for the site, they have decided not to run the final four parts … Continue reading

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