Category Archives: Scripture

Yoram Hazony and the Deception of Isaac

A post of mine has just been published over on the Theopolis blog. Within it, I engage with part of Yoram Hazony’s superb The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture, bringing him into conversation with James Jordan’s Primeval Saints on the question … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Samuel, Bible, Genesis, Hermeneutics, OT, OT Theology, Scripture, Theological | 2 Comments

Video: Richard Rohr on Scripture

Today’s question: I came across this post from Richard Rohr on how Jesus interpreted scripture (https://cac.org/jesus-interpreted-scripture-2017-01-10/). Here is a quote from the post: “Jesus consistently ignored or even denied exclusionary, punitive, and triumphalistic texts in his own inspired Hebrew Bible in … Continue reading

Posted in Audio, Bible, Controversies, Ethics, Hermeneutics, NT, NT Theology, Podcasts, Questions and Answers, Scripture, Theological, Video | 7 Comments

Video: Is there Meaning to be Found in the Ordering of the Books of the Bible?

Today’s question: “Do you think there is meaning to be found in the ordering of the books of the Bible?” Within the video. I reference James Jordan’s discussion of the ordering of the Old Testament books. I also reference Yoram … Continue reading

Posted in Audio, Bible, Hermeneutics, NT, NT Theology, OT, OT Theology, Podcasts, Questions and Answers, Scripture, The Gospels, Theological, Video | 2 Comments

Opened Eyes on an Unveiled Word

A week or so ago, I posted about Three Things, a new project that a couple of friends have just begun. They have just featured a piece of mine, ‘Opened Eyes on an Unveiled Word’, in which I offer some … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christian Experience, Guest Post, Hermeneutics, Scripture, Theological | Leave a comment

Video: Did the Scriptural Authors Intend their Figural Meanings?

Today’s question: I’m wondering to what degree you believe that the original authors of the text(s) were deliberately employing [analogies, types, themes, metaphors, “word pictures”, etc.]? Was the intellectual complexity that you perceive present in the original authorship context, or … Continue reading

Posted in Audio, Bible, Hermeneutics, John, NT, NT Theology, Podcasts, Questions and Answers, Scripture, The Gospels, Theological, Video | 6 Comments

Video: How Does Our Highly Technological Age Affect Our Reading of the Bible?

Posted in Apologetics, Christian Experience, Culture, Hermeneutics, Science, Scripture, Society, Technology, Theological, Theopolis, Video | Leave a comment

Video: More on Two Kingdoms

In today’s video, I address some questions that were raised in response to my previous video. Within the video, I reference Brad Littlejohn’s The Two Kingdoms: A Guide for the Perplexed and his Richard Hooker: A Companion to His Life and Work. … Continue reading

Posted in Audio, Church History, Controversies, Ethics, Philosophy, Podcasts, Politics, Questions and Answers, Scripture, Society, The Church, Theological, Video | 3 Comments