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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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Approaching the Book of Job: a Conversation with Kyle Dunham

  I had the honor of asking Dr. Kyle C. Dunham (author of The Pious Sage in Job) a few questions regarding the book of Job, and how Christians and modern laypeople can best understand this ancient text. My questions are... Continue Reading →

Jon Laansma: How Are Christians to Approach the Sabbath?

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Jon C. Laansma (Professor of Classical Languages and New Testament, Gerald F. Hawthorne Chair of New Testament Greek and Exegesis, Wheaton) a few questions about Christians and the Sabbath. Enjoy! As Christians... Continue Reading →

The Humanity of Jesus & the Kingdom of God: a Conversation with Cherith Fee Nordling (Part I)

I had the great honor of conducting an interview with Dr. Cherith Fee Nordling (of Northern Seminary, Chicago) regarding the kingdom of God and some of its everyday implications. This is part one of a transcript of an hour-long phone... Continue Reading →

Is the Word-Faith Movement “Evangelical?” A Conversation with Steve Tsoukalas

I recently had the great honor of asking Dr. Steve Tsoukalas (PhD, University of Birmingham) a few questions regarding the Word of Faith movement. My questions are in bold.   To the uninitiated, what is the ‘Word of Faith’ movement?... Continue Reading →

Andrew Das on a “Newer Perspective” on Paul (an interview)

I had the great honor of conducting an interview with greatly-respected Pauline expert Dr. Anrew Das of Elmhurst College (see here for his new web-page). For anyone even remotely interested in the New Perspective debate, Dr. Das offers insightful answers... Continue Reading →

Walter C. Kaiser on Christians & the Old Testament (an interview)

Below you'll find a brief interview I had the honor of conducting with renowned scholar and author Walter C. Kaiser Jr. regarding the Old Testament (OT) and its complexities.  Among many other works, Dr. Kaiser is the author of a... Continue Reading →

Violence in the Old Testament: a conversation with John Walton

Below you will find an interview I had the great honor of conducting with Old Testament scholar and author Dr. John Walton whose NIV commentary on Genesis I personally and enthusiastically recommend. The interview has to do with the relationship... Continue Reading →

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 →

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