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Podcast: 1 Kings

In this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, Andrew, and I have a conversation about the book of 1 Kings, particularly inspired by Peter Leithart’s commentary… 52 more words

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Hero's Theme

I have just guest posted over on the Theopolis Institute, where I make a case for a figural reading of the story of Rahab.

Rahab represents something even greater in the book of Revelation.

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Podcast: On Biblical Exegesis and Systematic Theology

In this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, and I discuss the often troubled relationship between biblical exegesis and systematic theology. More exciting still, we now have intro music, courtesy of Kenneth Padgett of The Joy Eternal! 51 more words

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The Falls of Man

A guest piece of mine on the subject of the development of the theme of the Fall in the Old Testament has just been published over on the Theopolis Institute. 211 more words

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The Politics of Divine Judgment and Mercy

I have another post up over on Political Theology Today. This week I discuss Abraham’s intercession for Sodom.

YHWH’s purpose in calling Abraham was that he might become a great nation, whose greatness was most powerfully manifest in the fact that all other nations would be blessed through him.

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Conquest Narratives in Christianity and Islam

I’ve guest posted again for Political Theology Today, discussing Pope Francis’ recent claim that Christianity shares in common with Islam an emphasis upon the theme of conquest and his referencing of the Great Commission of Matthew 28 as an example of this. 312 more words

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The Politics of Wisdom and Folly

I’ve just guest posted over on Political Theology Today. I discuss the significance of the personification of Wisdom in Proverbs and the relevance of the distinction between the politics of folly and wisdom. 164 more words

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