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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


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


Podcast: Pentecost

For the second week in succession, we have a two man show, as Andrew and Matt were once again unavailable. Derek and I continue to explore some of the biblical theological themes that we raised last week in our discussion of the Ascension, in… 69 more words


A Musical Case For Typological Realism Part 3

The third of my four part argument for typological realism through the conceptual metaphor of music has just been published on the Theopolis Institute:

Music’s revelation of time’s potential to be a realm of unity and coherence affords us new ways of conceiving typology.

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Temple Cosmology

The biblical worldview had many tripartite divisions that start all the way back to the creation of the world.

Though many people seem to conflate the entire world with the Garden of Eden that wasn’t the case. 774 more words

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Transfigured Hermeneutics—Part 3: Transfiguration as Theophany

The third part of my series (parts 1 and 2) on the Transfiguration and our reading of Scripture has just been published over on Reformation21: 242 more words