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Basics for Interpreting the Book of Revelation

I didn’t grow up a Christian, but as soon as I began following Christ and attending a local church, I was almost immediately introduced to the Book of Revelation via the movie… 650 more words

Biblical Studies

Wesley on Money

I’ve been reading a book on John Wesley’s theological method for my master’s course, and found an interesting section on his teachings and practice in regard to money. 729 more words


Arguing from Silence in the Early Church

This summer Luke Stamps and I had a relatively brief interaction about penal substitution and its catholicity. One of the common objections to penal substitution is that it is not found in the early church’s theological reflection. 663 more words


St. John the Commentator

Kate Sonderegger is near the top of my ‘favorites list’ of contemporary theologians. Her books and lectures are something of a guilty pleasure since I don’t acknowledge her ordination as lawful. 278 more words


Is Nicaea Enough?

A sentiment with which I sympathize and which I hear often is that “Nicaea is enough.” By this people seem to mean that, when trying to articulate boundaries for orthodoxy and, thus, for who is and who isn’t a Christian, the Nicene Creed, or more often the Apostles’ Creed, serves as the arbiter. 1,139 more words

Systematic Theology

Categories for Doctrine and Theology

2 Timothy 3:16: All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness

Since only Scripture is God-breathed, our goal as believers and students of the Bible is that all of our teaching, doctrine, and theology lines up with the clear teaching of Scripture as much as possible. 264 more words

...It's not sexy (A blog about Theological Method).

when you talk about theological method, you can hear the yawns break out across the room, but actually it is vitally important about how think and make decisions theologically, and yet no one talks about it, because they think it’s boring. 1,260 more words