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Sheffield Biblical Studies represents Protests as Endorsements

In 2009, the University of Sheffield proposed to close the Department of Biblical Studies, perhaps the world’s foremost and most innovative biblical studies department.

The response included a barrage of letters protesting the plan from academics worldwide. 721 more words

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Recommended Reading: August 23-29

If you only read one article this week, check out R. R. Reno’s thoughts on Ferguson, Missouri. I know you’ve probably read lots about Ferguson in the past few weeks, but the overall trajectory of this article is worth your contemplation. 234 more words


The Trinity in Genesis 1-3

John H. Walton summarized it best,

“Throughout the Old Testament, the burden of the text is to convince the Israelites that there was only one God…God did not confuse them with Trinitarian elaboration.

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New Publication: Biblical Representations of Moab

Biblical Representations of Moab: A Kenyan Postcolonial Reading employs critical theories on colonial, anticolonial, and postcolonial ethnicity and African cultural hermeneutics to examine the overlap of politics, ethnicity, nationality, economics, and religion in contemporary Kenya and to utilize those critical tools to illuminate the Hebrew Bible narratives concerning the Moabites. 182 more words

The Problem With the Bible

I wrote my undergraduate dissertation on the translation of the verse Isaiah 7:14. That is, to use the NIV translation, Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.  1,357 more words

Faith and Feelings: Who Do You Trust?

Faith Should Not Follow Feelings, but Feelings Should Follow Faith — Part II

Have you ever noticed that our feelings are not always in alignment with truth? 634 more words

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Is Your Theology Influenced by Subjective Persuasions or Objective Truth?

Theology is at the epicenter of a person’s worldview. In fact, the way a person views God affects the way the person evaluates everything in life—from politics to science. 1,281 more words

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