Category Archives: Revelation

Video: Is Biblicism Bad?

My latest Davenant Institute video has just gone online. This time, Brad Belschner and I are discussing what ‘biblicism’ is and whether it is bad. Take a look!

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The Politics of the Communication of the Truth

I’ve just posted a reflection on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 over on Political Theology Today. Paul’s representation of his ministry in these opening chapters of Thessalonians dramatically challenges many of the assumptions that we bring to acts of communication. While our … Continue reading

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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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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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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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A Musical Case For Typological Realism Part 3

The third of my four part argument for typological realism through the conceptual metaphor of music has just been published on the Theopolis Institute: Music’s revelation of time’s potential to be a realm of unity and coherence affords us new … Continue reading

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A Musical Case For Typological Realism Part 1

The first of a four part series of mine presenting an argument for typological realism through the lens of the conceptual metaphor of music has just been published over on the Theopolis Institute. Begbie takes the statement of Jacques Attali … Continue reading

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