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“Gospel Allegiance” Book Review (Part II)

While my first review of Matthew Bates' latest book dealt with his Introduction and opening chapter, here I will deal with the book as a whole. Gospel Allegiance brings out important questions, many of them being questions Christians have debated for... Continue Reading →

Who are ‘the Least of These’ in Matthew 25?

[by Alex Finkelson] Who are the Sheep and Goats? The question of how should we interpret ἀδελφός [adelphos, 'brother' in Greek] in the New Testament comes to a head in Jesus' parable of the Sheep and the Goats. As the... Continue Reading →

“Does the ‘New Perspective’ muddy the waters?” James Dunn Responds

  I had the absolute honor of asking influential theologian and NT scholar James  D. G. Dunn (Emeritus Lightfoot Professor of Divinity, University of Durham) a few questions regarding the New Perspective on Paul (NPP). I thought it was fitting... Continue Reading →

“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 →

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 →

Are There Apostles Today? “Moving In the Apostolic” by John Eckhardt book review (revised edition)

John Eckhardt comes out swinging in this book (originally written in 1999 but revised in 2017) in explaining that apostleship did not cease with the death of the apostles. Unfortunately, his exegesis usually proves to be forced, his conclusions seeming... Continue Reading →

Katharina and Martin Luther, Michelle DeRusha (book review)

I admit that more than once I have wondered about Martin Luther’s relationship with his wife and who she was exactly. In this sense author, blogger and speaker Michelle DeRusha does us a favor in uncovering who Katharina Luther was in... Continue Reading →

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