Category Archives: Scripture

Knowing God: Debating Classical Theism with Jeff Meyers and Peter Leithart

I’ve been enjoying a stimulating engagement with the classical theist understanding of God in conversation and dispute with Peter Leithart and Jeff Meyers at Church of the Redeemer in Monroe, Louisiana. You can listen in here. You can get a … Continue reading

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Iain Provan, ‘In Defence of Protestant Hermeneutics’ (and responses, including mine)

I am one of the speakers responding to Iain Provan (who has just written this book) in this Davenant Institute event on Protestant hermeneutics.

Posted in Bible, Controversies, Davenant Institute, Hermeneutics, Lectures, NT Theology, OT Theology, Scripture, Theological, Video | 3 Comments

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

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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

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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

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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

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