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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).

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 →

“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 →

“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 →

Do We Read The Bible Like Thomas Jefferson?

One of the founding fathers of America, Thomas Jefferson, is infamous for taking a pair of scissors and cutting out certain Bible passages. He did so especially with the miracles of Jesus since they went against Jefferson's enlightenment worldview. While... 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 →

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