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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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Violence, Politics, & Grace in the Book of Judges

[Below is part 2 of David Beldman's Judges Commentary] In Part I of my review on David Beldman’s Judges commentary I went through three questions this commentary answers well: 1) (how) are the Israelite conquests relevant for today, 2) what is... Continue Reading →

“What is Idolatry? Was Samson a Hero? What about the Conquests?” Approaching Judges

(Below is part 1 of my review on David Beldman's 2020 commentary on Judges in the Two Horizons Commentary series, a series I have long come to greatly appreciate and respect.) Judges is a rather dark and gloomy narrative about... Continue Reading →

Approaching the Letter of James: Craig Blomberg, an interview

"What is James' response to the problem of evil? Does James 5 teach that God will always heal?" and other questions answered by Dr. Craig Blomberg.]

Dana Harris on Hebrews

This is now the second commentary I own in this series and I must say that I am far from disappointed. At the end of given sections the author provides homiletical suggestions which, in my opinion, are golden in and... Continue Reading →

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