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Thoughts on Canon

Some undigested thoughts in response to the conference at the University of Edinburgh entitled, “Power, Authority and Canon.” Continue reading

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What Was Chronicles for the NT Authors?

What did the New Testament authors and the earliest Christians think of the book of Chronicles? How could we possibly know, and why should we care? Continue reading

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Best of 2011

You’ve waited patiently, and it’s here: The Top 12 posts from 2011! Continue reading

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Best of 2008 and 2009

Here are the Top 13 posts from 2008 and 2009… Continue reading

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Stellenbosch Travelogue II

What we need is trust and humility–both on the part of the academic to periodically descend from the ivory tower to help enrich the layperson’s life and faith, and on the part of the layperson to make the time and effort to dig deeply into Scripture beyond a five-verse paragraph for a “quiet time.” Continue reading

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Why Did the NT Authors Overlook This?

Trivia question: where in the New Testament are the following verses cited? Continue reading

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Ευτυχισμένη ημέρα Εβδομήκοντα

…Or, Happy Septuagint Day! The International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS) has declared February 8 “International Septuagint Day,” because, “On February 8, 553, the Byzantine emperor Justinian decreed that the Septuagint should be used in Greek-speaking synagogues.” In … Continue reading

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Not Feeling Horny

I’ve been watching a little bit of World Cup action over the last few days, and I just want to go on the record in support of a ban on the vuvuzela. In case you’ve been living under a rock–or … Continue reading

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Sale this week on circumcisions: 15% off!

In a previous post, Bekah discussed the ancient Mesopotamian mouth-cleansing ceremony for an idol. I commented on the hand-made-ness of the idols, and connected it to Paul’s use of χειροποιητος (“hand-made”) in Ephesians 2. This post will explore this relationship … Continue reading

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