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The Fallen Humanity of Christ with Reference to John Calvin and Oliver Crisp

I just finished reading a really provocative and intriguing essay by Ho-Jin Ahn in the Scottish Journal of Theology. In it he takes Oliver Crisp to task (at least at the ground clearing level) on Crisp’s argument that Christ could not have assumed a fallen sinful humanity in the incarnation; since according to Crisp (and the scholastic tradition from which he argues), if Christ truly… 845 more words

Evangelical Calvinism

The "Jesus" of the Latter Day Saints

Many people think the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is just another “Christian denomination” because they teach about Christ and the Bible. On their website, they state: 1,466 more words


Barth's Doctrine of Election in 100 Words (EC for Everyone)

Since I started blogging a few months ago, I have interacted with various people who have expressed appreciation for my articles but have noted that at times their content can be somewhat technical or complex and thus difficult to fully understand.  659 more words

Evangelical Calvinism

Christ the King of Nazareth

In the United States, we don’t have a king who rules over us. In America, you don’t have to be a part of a certain family to lead the country one day. 547 more words


Ghent Altarpiece Restored

The restoration of the famous painting depicting the “Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” is now complete. Read the story here.


My Lord and My God: John's Use of Psalm 35

At the end of the Gospel of John, we read the following:

26 And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you.

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Jewish Christianity

Biblical Trinitarianism and Anachronism: Historical Criticism

Statements that the Bible/NT do not have a fully orbed Trinitarianism abound. Of course, those with a “low, slow” christology make that affirmation, but even those with an “early, high” christology regularly make such claims. 406 more words

Paul And His Interpreters