Category Archives: Revelation

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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Transfigured Hermeneutics—Part 6: The Climactic Word

The sixth part of my ten part series on the Transfiguration and the Christian reading of Scripture has just been published: Moses and Elijah speak with Jesus about his departure–literally his ‘Exodus’–that he was about to ‘fulfil’ in Jerusalem. The … Continue reading

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Podcast: Apophatic Theology

For this week’s Mere Fidelity podcast, Derek, Matt, and I are joined by David Wilmington to discuss the topic of apophatic theology. This is almost certainly the most complex subject matter that we have tackled on the podcast and I … Continue reading

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