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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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“Is the ‘New Perspective’ Heretical?” Michael F. Bird Responds

  I recently had the great honor of asking Michael F. Bird (lecturer of Theology, Ridley College, Australia) a few questions regarding the New Perspective on Paul (NPP). I reached out to Bird not only for his extensive knowledge on... Continue Reading →

“What is Sanctification Anyway?” Craig Keener Responds

I had the great honor of asking renown scholar and prolific author Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University, and F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary) a few questions regarding the nature of sanctification. Enjoy! What... Continue Reading →

Should Christians Read the Apocrypha? A Conversation with David deSilva

I had the great honor of asking renowned Bible-scholar David deSilva a few questions regarding Christians and their relationship to the Apocrypha, as well as if we should in fact read this body of texts. Enjoy!   Why do so... Continue Reading →

Do Christians Need the Old Testament? Tremper Longman (an interview)

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Tremper Longman (Distinguished Scholar of Biblical Studies at Westmont College) a few questions about Christians and their relationship to the Old Testament. Enjoy! Many Bible-reading Christians are quite fond of the New Testament.... Continue Reading →

Was There a Literal Resurrection? Mike Licona Responds

I had the great honor of conducting an interview with sought-after author and speaker Dr. Mike Licona (Associate Professor in Theology, Houston Baptist University) regarding the historical validity of the resurrection of Jesus. Why do you believe in a literal... Continue Reading →

Was Jesus Raised From the Dead? (Video)

Below is the debate between Dr. Mike Licona (Houston Baptist University) and  former-Christian now-atheist Matt Dillahunty of "The Atheist Experience." The debate took place at the [un]Apologetic Conference 2017 in Austin, TX on Feb 25. The question of the debate... Continue Reading →

“If God Knows the Future, Why Pray?” Darrell Bock Responds

  Below you will find an interview I conducted with well-known Bible scholar Darrell Bock (Senior Research Professor of NT Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary) regarding the relationship between God's sovereignty and prayer. The questions are in bold followed by Dr.... Continue Reading →

“If God is Sovereign, Why Pray?” Craig Blomberg Responds

I had the great honor of asking Craig Blomberg  (distinguished Professor of New Testament, Denver Seminary) five questions concerning God's sovereignty in relation to prayer.  Blomberg has given extensive answers to questions many Christians have great difficulty with. Below is... Continue Reading →

The Last Adam, Brandon D. Crowe (book review)

At the outset it must be said that The Last Adam (Baker, 2017) is an academic book. If you're not fond of many footnotes then this may not be for you. But if you are into academic books on the New Testament,... Continue Reading →

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