Category Archives: Scripture

Video: Exegesis, Authorial Intention, and Typology

Today’s question: “Is the task of exegesis limited to discovering the author’s original intention, or can meaning somehow overflow intention? If so, in what way? What guardrails are in place that would enable us to recognize certain readings as off-limits? … Continue reading

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The Authority of the Book

I have a guest post over on the Political Theology blog, in which I discuss the importance of considering our broader culture of textual production, ownership, and use when considering questions of scriptural authority. In an age of mass production … Continue reading

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From Gutenberg to YouVersion: The Word of God and the Technology of the Word

My recent Davenant Institute lecture on the subject of the significance of textual technologies for our engagement with Scripture has just been posted on Youtube: I recently enjoyed watching Dr. Christopher Schlect’s highly informative and stimulating lecture in the same … Continue reading

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Two Recent Talks

Video from two recent lectures of mine has just been posted on Facebook. From Gutenberg to YouVersion: The Word of God and the Technology of the Word Exodus as New Birth

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10 Things You Should Know About the Exodus

Andrew Wilson and I have a co-written book coming out at the end of this month with Crossway, Echoes of Exodus: Tracing Themes of Redemption Through Scripture. An article of mine has just been published over on the Crossway site, … Continue reading

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As One Having Authority

I’ve just posted over on Political Theology Today, discussing the authority with which Jesus spoke and arguing that we need to communicate this authority today: The authoritative word still retains considerable power in our day and age, even though we … Continue reading

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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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