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Been reading the Cambridge history of Renaissance Philosophy. The first part concerns printing and censorship -- a bit thin on philosophical interest. However, something I read did strike me as an…Continue
I recently became aware that last January marked the 10th anniversary of the Toronto Blessing movement. Apparently, from nearly the beginning there were those who were "for" it and those who were…Continue
Since 1 Thess. 2:16 refers to God's wrath (ὀργὴ) against the Jews as having already come (ἔφθασεν), I hesitate to conclude that Paul was referring to a future event. Given that his letter was…Continue
The notion that Christ died for the remission of Gentile as well as Jewish sins is generally presumed to have originated with Paul. Before the gospels were written the doctrine of atonement was…Continue
I've been thinking about this issue for the last few days: Do we assign the same authority to Paul's letters that we do to Jesus' words in the Gospels? Specifically, Jesus instituted several…Continue
Did the story recounted in 1 Sam. 28 really happen? Wherever you come down on this, you’re going to be in good company. Smelik, “The Witch of Endor: I Samuel 28 in Rabbinic and Christian Exegesis…Continue
In the OT there are a number of passages and situations where God withholds rain from countries and causes droughts and famines especially to show his disapproval toward those nations sin and…Continue
I sometimes think that when I write about “context” not everyone is on the same page. In ordinary language a given knowledge-ascribing sentence can express different propositions in different…Continue
I'm a little loathe to bring up apocalyptic writers and such. We've probably all seen our fair share of Hal Lindsey's come up to the plate, strike out, only to continue writing books and making…Continue
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