Category Archives: OT Theology

Theopolis Podcast: Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the eleventh Sunday after Pentecost: Exodus 16:2-15, John 6:22-35, and Ephesians 4:1-16. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You can … Continue reading

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Video: Why Does Figural Preaching Matter?

Today’s question: “I would like to ask a two-part question: (a) could you give a defense from the Scripture for figural preaching and typological reading; (b) how would you respond to the criticism of typological exegesis as a way seeking hidden … Continue reading

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Seeing the Transfigured Word

The following is the audio of a talk that I recently gave at the UK L’Abri, on the subject of the Transfiguration and how it can help us to think about Scripture. https://s123.podbean.com/pb/46d1578d39eaa2859de03c42dd3e617a/5b5dc03e/data1/fs104/1795681/uploads/Seeing_the_Transfigured_Word-Alastair_Roberts.mp3

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Video: A Biblical Theology of Circumcision

I just noticed the following video was posted a over a week ago, over on the Theopolis Institute’s YouTube channel. Within it, I give a very basic introduction to the theology of circumcision.

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Video: Tips For Reading Your Bible Better

Somewhat longer one today. Today’s questions: “How do you go about noticing intertextual links? Is is mostly intuitive based on large exposure to the Bible? Do you do particular searches? Is it just checking cross-references (is there a similar apparatus … Continue reading

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Video: What Is Paul’s Allegory of Sarah and Hagar About?

Today’s question: “Why does Paul say that Sarah and Hagar represent two covenants in Galatians 4:21-31? Where can we see this reality in the Old Testament?” Within the video, I recommend a two–part article by James Jordan. I explore some … Continue reading

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Transcript of Video on Jeremiah’s New Covenant

I wanted to experiment with producing a transcript of my talks, to see how much effort it would take. The following is my first attempt, a transcript (somewhat polished up in places) of my recent video on Jeremiah 31. All … Continue reading

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