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Review: How to Read the Bible as Literature by Leland Ryken

Leland Ryken. How to Read the Bible as Literature. Grand Rapids: Zondervan 1984.

Since God is the author, many readers of the Bible often assume that one approaches all of it the same manner. 1,212 more words


Free Chapter Available! how the concepts of "place" and "location" can be meaningfully applied to our understanding of the Trinity

The Place of the Spirit
Toward a Trinitarian Theology of Location

by  Sarah Morice-Brubaker

ISBN: 9780227174371

An imaginative exploration of how the concepts of “place” and “location” can be meaningfully applied to our understanding of the Trinity. 110 more words


The importance of worship.

I’ve often been in meetings where the songs that are being sung have long outlived their day. Don’t get me wrong, at one time they had power and carried revelation and a weighty anointing, but they’ve become familiar and stale. 582 more words


Does the Bible Ever Get it Wrong? Facing Scripture’s Difficult Passages #4: Andreas Köstenberger | Canon Fodder

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My years(Andreas Kostenberger) as a Ph.D. student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School were certainly a very mind-stretching experience. I took classes with D. 439 more words

The Exchange

Covenants: Clarity, Ambiguity and Faith (6)

Part Five

C. Phinehas (‘Priestly’)

Since I have treated this covenant elsewhere in some detail I shall just briefly rehearse the salient facts.

Owing to the zeal of Phinehas, Aaron’s grandson, a devastating plague was stopped and God’s wrath appeased (Num. 1,381 more words


Reading the Old Testament

Growing up in a household that was more culturally Jewish than Christian meant that unlike most westerners I was more familiar with the Torah than the Gospels. 398 more words


Free Chapter Available! A critique of Jürgen Moltmann's theology

Our Only Hope
More than We can Ask or Imagine

by  Margaret B. Adam

A critique of Jürgen Moltmann’s theology that offers a wider vision of Christian hope through an imaginative engagement with a range of traditional and contemporary resources. 118 more words