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Overthinking Christian

Our scope here is to rattle evangelical norms that threaten Biblical norms (as well as pretend we are smarter and more "spiritual" than we actually are).

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Paul Moldovan

I am a music enthusiast as well as an avid song-writer. I am also a comic enthusiast and enjoy creating graphic novels in my spare time. I am a follower of Jesus and on the side I love delving into books on theology and church history. I am married to the absolute love of my life and am a father of one. I am currently studying theology at George Fox University where I am working towards my MDiv. And lastly, I suffer from 'Netflix syndrome.'

The New Perspective: a Fading Fad? B. J. Oropeza Responds

I had the great honor of asking New Testament scholar B. J. Oropeza (Professor of Biblical & Religious Studies, Azusa Pacific University) a few questions regarding the New Perspective on Paul (NPP). Dr. Oropeza is the author of a new commentary... Continue Reading →

Is Hell Eternal? John Stackhouse says No (Interview)

I had the great honor of asking John Stackhouse (Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies & Dean of Faculty Development, Crandall University) a few questions regarding hell and its nature, namely, is it eternal? My questions are in bold.  ... Continue Reading →

Walter Brueggemann: the Old Testament vs the New (an interview)

I had the great honor of asking renowned Old Testament (OT) scholar Walter Brueggemann a few questions regarding the OT and it's relationship to the New Testament. My questions are in bold.   What authors, scholars, and/or theologians have most... Continue Reading →

Talking Snakes & Genocide: John Goldingay on the Old Testament (interview)

  I had the great honor of asking renowned Old Testament (OT) scholar and professor John Goldingay a few questions regarding the OT and its relationship to the Christian faith as well as to the New Testament (NT) in general.... Continue Reading →

Some Thoughts on Lecrae & His Leaving White Evangelicalism

On September 30 Hip Hop artist Lecrae sat down at the Truth Table to discuss, well, himself, and the topic of race in Christianity/evangelicalism. One woman commented to Lecrae that some see him as having left "white evangelicalism", and here are... Continue Reading →

David Gowler on Understanding the Parables

I had the honor of asking David Gowler (the Pierce Chair of Religion and the director of the Pierce Program of Religion at Oxford College of Emory University) a few questions regarding the parables and how the modern reader can... Continue Reading →

Not The Worst Book On “End Times” (book review)

    I have pastor Matthew ("Matt") Hagee to thank for taking me down a trip to memory lane to a time when I immersed myself in Left Behind books, watched those types of movies, and was terrified of the... Continue Reading →

“The Most Misused Stories In The Bible” (book review)

  Eric J. Bargerhuff has provided a book that can easily fit on the shelves of pastors and clergy alike, a great strength of The Most Misused Stories In The Bible being the undertone of simplicity. It will also be appreciated... Continue Reading →

Does the ‘New Perspective’ Diminish “Personal” Sin? Scot McKnight Responds

I had the immense honor of asking NT scholar Scot McKnight (Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary) some questions regarding the New Perspective on Paul (NPP).   You have noted elsewhere that you were there during the formation of the... Continue Reading →

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